The examples of contemporary Russian architecture shown below both single houses and apartments are crafted with meticulous flair skilfully framing both landscape and space. Their pristine arrangement and sense of innocence conjures up the notion of a line in the sand where old Russia is left behind and new Russia is forging ahead.
Part of a building that was originally designed in early 1900s the entire structure was in need of a cheerful makeover that found the precise balance between urban refinement and the existing old world charm.
How many times have you shied away from using color in your modern living room because you felt that it would seem ungainly and a touch too gaudy? But this vibrant private residence designed by Suite Arquitetos will surely change your view on color in a contemporary home as it embraces pops of blue orange red yellow and even purple with a sense of glee.
Clad in laminated wood and glass the exterior of the house is distinctly modern and a high pergola adds to its unique presence. The pergola is much more than an aesthetic addition as it keeps away direct sunlight even while providing lovely shade for the dining space on the wooden deck.
One of the smart features of the spacious home is the unique TV room that is separated from the living area using wooden slats. This not only offers better acoustics for the room but ensures the homeowners spend as little time in front of the TV as possible by delineating the space from the larger family room.
In order to reach the entrance residents and visitors cross a bridge that traverses a moat surrounding the residence. Reconstructed on various occasions the present building’s oldest section dates from the baroque architectural period in 1670.
Even in the kids’ room it is only décor and toys that bring in pops of bright color to an otherwise neutral backdrop and this theme continues into the master bedroom and bathrooms as well.