Transforming a large industrial space into a functional and elegant modern home and workspace for a couple with diverse professions can be a tough task at the best of times. But this gorgeous and comfy by Ensemble Architecture accomplishes this with absolute ease even as it stays true to its industrial roots.
The biggest problem that plagues old buildings built several decades ago is the poorly planned additions and renovations that they go through with time making them almost untenable as cheerful modern homes.
Connecting the interior with the series of gardens slide away windows and large glass doors create a light-filled inviting ambiance where the panoramic view outside takes center stage.
is not just any other home and it goes far beyond an ordinary villa as well. This magical retreat in Kiev Ukraine is more akin to a modern-day castle that brings back the timeless elegance of Tuscan style laced with enticing opulence!
The lower level of the home contains the public spaces including a modern kitchen and an elegant dining space while the top floor houses the bedrooms and bathrooms. Minimal but pleasing contemporary but with a hint of midcentury elegance and filled with an air of refinement this is a Chicago townhouse that breaks some of the misconceptions homeowners have when it comes to using calming neutral shades.
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.
It is exposed masonry steel rusted metal and glass that shape the modern retreat both on the inside and the outdoors. Flowing into the lavish deck space and rear yard the lines between the interior and the backdrop are blurred ever so elegantly. Glittering lighting plush décor and curated artwork complete this relaxing and ravishing escape!