Passive cooling techniques along with the presence of a pool ensure that the dependence on artificial cooling is kept to a minimum creating a pleasant ambiance and conserving energy at the same time.
Designed by Toronto-based firm Ian MacDonald Architect the silhouette of the cabin is intentionally kept modest and low-lying to ensure that it blends in with the landscape that surrounds it. In fact those visiting the cabin can only sense its presence as they climb up the dock that leads to the structure.
One of the biggest challenges during the design of this multi-level house was both its unique orientation and the flood of sunlight that entered the house because of the giant glass wall that connects the living area with the pool outside.
The attractive teak screens go beyond being mere eye candy as they bring in a flood of natural light and provide the right level of ventilation on the second level of the house even while protecting those inside from prying eyes and rough weather.
Not too far away from the famous the townhouse seems to embrace the charm and essence of life in New York City even while bringing together vintage and modern design elements in a fluid fashion. Original millwork along with a custom living room cabinet adds sculptural style and textural beauty to an interior that is draped in neutral hues.
Dubbed by the master designer himself this gorgeous home in Warwickshire England embraces a theme that is not just inspired by the golden era of cinema and the style that precluded it but also by the decorating elements of the Far East. Essentially this is a stunning cohesive collage of seemingly contrasting styles that wows you with its luxury and refinement.
If you are one of those many fans who spends countless hours in an entirely different universe as you explore its many quirks and characters then this amazing home in Taipei will surely leave you spellbound.