The design of the home insulation used and smart choice of light fixtures makes the residence extremely energy-efficient and the addition of photovoltaic panels provides green energy while dramatically reducing the carbon footprint.
Dubbed and nestled in the bustling city of the home has an undeniable Brazilian connection as an open and airy ambiance is coupled with warm wooden surfaces to showcase the inimitable design style that is native to the region.
Known as Hellerup Manor House this large L-shaped heritage-listed dwelling has been home to Knud Erik Hansen and his family since 2002 (although records on Hellerup Manor House date as far back as 1419).
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.
A warm earthen color palette is used to ensure that the interior seems like an extension of the outdoors while complementing the wooden surfaces perfectly. The living area contains a snug living space with reading nooks and a fabulous kitchen and dining area with stunning ocean views that open up towards the wooden deck outdoors.
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.
Smart windows in each room frame the views on offer beautifully and ensure that the canopy outside becomes a part of the interior. Refreshing uncomplicated and classy this is a gorgeous family home that places emphasis on frugality and functionality.