We know for a fact that you’re into modern architecture, and this is only natural since this is the moving trend nowadays, and also for a fact we know that you will like this house. The Kelowna House wears the signature of the Canadian architect David Tyrell.
The home is a unique residential building displaying a contemporary architecture enhanced by its position. Nestled between natural landscape elements like the mountain that led to its shape and size and the forested land surrounding it, the modern home is a fortress-like construction offering a comfortable lifestyle despite the harsh conditions.
Located near Kelowna, BC, Canada, the residence that received its name from the neighboring city displays a massive brick wall supporting the interior spaces. Overlooking Okanagan Lake, the modern and imposing residence gathers views from many vantage points, both interior and exterior. Wood columns on the upper terrace support large overhangs and add an interesting character to the upper floor pavilion containing the social and entertaining areas, as well as the master bedroom. An infinity pool completes the luxurious features of this home.
We don’t know the architect of this house, but what we do know about it, is that is one of the most stylish houses we’ve seen in a while.
The house is located in Brighton, one of the suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. This two story modern and contemporary home, features four bedrooms, three baths, and a cool private sun-filled landscaped courtyard. There is a lot we could say about this house, like the special care that was give to the wooden finishing, the clean, elegant front access, the astonishing interpretation of a modern Japanese garden and so much more.
But I’ll let the images tell this house stories, as architecture is better seen than explained .
By the way, the house is for sale, so if you can afford something like this, look into it. The home features “the latest in European design & flair” , according to the broker. Do you agree?
Decorating a home with wood is one of the fastest and easiest ways to create a warm and inviting atmosphere. Wood has long been a favorite as a home decorating material. Not only is it used in the construction of almost every home, but there are also plenty of creative ways to use wood decoratively. If you’d like to add more wood to your home but need a few new ideas for inspiration, here are a few tips that can help you get started.
Highlight Your Home’s Natural Architectural Features
When decorating your home, it is important to remember that it’s architectural features can have a lot of visual appeal. In fact, the woodwork and trim in many older homes is nothing short of spectacular. Although modern construction techniques often take the place of traditional skilled woodworkers when building today’s homes, there is still a lot to be said about calling more attention to existing wood features. This is why many people cringe at the thought of painting natural woodwork. However, even painted woodwork can have warmth and appeal, especially if it also features decorative detailing and striking features.
If you want to create a lot of big design impact in a room, oversized art is the quickest and easiest way to accomplish your decorating goals. Although there’s nothing essentially wrong with smaller pieces of art, there’s just something special and eye-catching about larger pieces. If you’re trying to create a strong focal point in a room, it’s hard to beat the effectiveness of an oversized piece of art. Regardless of the overall decorating style of your home, here are some quick and effective ways to decorate your home with large art pieces.
In areas of the country where the weather turns cold during the winter months, there’s usually a desire to add a touch of warmth to home decorating styles to help ward off the outdoor chill. Although the sight of warm colors and decorating styles that are commonplace in warmer areas of the country can’t really turn up the temperature in a home, the mere sight of these things seems to at least warm the soul. If you’re ready to warm up your home with some wonderful decorating styles before the cold winds of winter come whipping around the corner, here are some ideas that you can use as inspiration.