The views captured through the living room’s glass wall are a natural substitution for a TV taking the unnecessary energy spent on shows and news and turning it into a deep relaxation in the company of family and the natural elements captured in the scenery beyond the wood-framed interior.
According to the designers the courtyard becomes a private day and night time oasis with fire water and cantilevered stair case leading to the front door which seconds as bleacher style seating for watching swimmers in the 60 foot long wet edge lap pool.
The Boathouse project is a modern house near a lake designed by Winchester-based architectural design firm AR Design studio. The house is a contemporary week-end retreat situated in the Lower Mill Estate in the Costwolds hill range in West-Central England UK.
The fourth storey houses visually-connected bedrooms through the stairwell directing attention to the roof garden. The external façade is made by combining rectangular glass blocks sleek slash windows and skylight in-tune with the uniform interior design.
Created for families to use while visiting their children at Starr Commonwealth a nonprofit organization in Michigan the Koby Cottage welcomes families around a centrally situated dining room table flanked by two diagonal intersecting axes.