There is something innately beautiful about churches that have been transformed to serve a different purpose in the ever-changing world. While we have seen some being altered into breathtaking bookstores and libraries most often old churches find a new lease on life as unique and dramatic contemporary homes.
The mesmerizing and relaxing sights and sounds of the play host to millions of tourists from across the globe each year and nestled in this picturesque landscape is designed by JaK Studio.
These were a few among many other challenges that Greenfield faced while designing the exclusive and eco-friendly home in that is dubbed. Nestled inside the exotic Maderas del Carmen the scenic landscape that surrounds the unique structure is home to rare and endangered species. Preserving this delicate natural environment while creating a cozy interior the creative was crafted using materials such as river rocks pine wood rammed earth and concrete!
For the wife who is a sculptor a separate workspace that is connected visually with the living area provides the perfect home office. It is this convenient yet precise balance between the work and living areas that truly defines this. When it comes to the color scheme white dominates the interior with décor adding bright pops of color.
This fashions a private street façade even as the rear of the home opens up toward some spectacular views. The clean straight lines of the home offer a contemporary counterpoint while blending in beautifully with the scenery.
The lower level also contains the master bedroom closet and bathroom while the top level houses additional private spaces an amazing playroom with a custom climbing wall a nursery and a game room that was previously the bell tower!
This also allowed the new homeowners to showcase their wide collection of artwork and unique décor pieces that they accumulated over the years. Smartly placed windows and skylights further enhanced the relaxed joyful mood indoors while fully addressing privacy concerns.