Coming to the green credentials of the house it is passive heating and cooling technology coupled with top-notch insulation that ensure the temperature inside the home remains more or less constant during both the summer and winter months. With 35kW of solar panels providing more power than consumed by the household this Aussie home ends up keeping its carbon footprint down to an absolute minimum!
Reinvigorating classic Victorian terrace homes and extending the living space into the garden or the backyard is increasingly becoming a popular choice among homeowners stretching from Madison to Melbourne.
With a ceiling clad in western red cedar light-filled contemporary bedrooms and a calming atmosphere this home in San Mateo California reinvents the iconic Eichler home design in its own inimitable fashion!
It is a global trend that has seen many of these classic heritage homes acquire a new lease on life and following these footsteps is the gorgeous that was revamped and extended by Blee Halligan. The modest extension gives the four-story residence a completely new ambiance and creates space for a cheerful modern dining area and kitchen that flow into the lush green garden.
It is a splash of purple that breathes life into the bedroom even as a bright wall mural and clever decorative pieces fill the nursery with cheer. Art Deco influences hold sway in the dining room that also doubles as a serene and rejuvenating hangout with framed photographs adding to the urbane setting.
A series of glass walls and windows connects the interior with the garden and the mountain views beyond even as comfy modern décor and a neutral color scheme create an air of stylish comfort and timeless class.
Even though typical industrial design elements like exposed brick walls and large windows with dark frames have not been used the presence of metallic surfaces in the kitchen and the use of Edison bulb lighting give the interior a relaxed industrial vibe.