The task of altering this old warehouse and its existing ambiance and interior spatial arrangement fell to Chris Dyson Architects who combined the past and the present of the discarded structure to give it a new lease of life.
Sustainability is the key factor that drives every little aspect of the The Cave with 90 percent of all materials used in the construction of the house being derived from ranches and sandbanks around it. Old metal sheets and hardwood were sourced from an abandoned railway track nearby while earth and stone from the site were cleverly used to create a perfectly insulated yet airy living space.
Exposed brick walls at the entrance wooden ceiling turnbuckles and beams blend in effortlessly with contemporary elements while a refined color scheme that is dominated by white and gray defines the cool cultured ambiance indoors.
The lower level of the house contains the open living area kitchen and dining space that overlook the dramatic views on offer and welcome the outdoors inside. The double-height living space with large glass windows wooden slats on the outside and a cozy fireplace at its heart ends up being the hip and happening social zone here!
The is a Grade II listed Georgian house that went through a series of poorly planned additions and renovations for the last 6 decades leaving it a dreary and unwelcoming home. The task of turning it into a bright modern family home fell to Cullinan Studio who employed a cubic glass structure to get the job done.
Designed by Neumann Mendro Andrulaitis Architects this gorgeous dwelling seems more like an inviting vacation home that is crafted for rest rejuvenation and a celebration of nature! With distant mountains and endless greenery offering a captivating view this home offers much more than meets the eye.
The most appealing part of the home is obviously the stone exterior and textured walls indoors that really drive home that warm inviting Mediterranean allure. An earthen color scheme coupled with age-old oak for the ceiling beams turns this Kiev masterpiece into a dreamy relaxing getaway.