Instead of using wood for its exterior structure (which is often the norm in the region) LAB606 opted for concrete blocks that offered proper insulation while cutting down the costs drastically. It is this smart use of concrete along with metallic window frames shutters and doors that gave the residence its final shape.
On the inside the expansive use of wood continues as the kitchen and dining space combine sleek contemporary surfaces with the fuzzy warmth of a more classical backdrop. Additions such as the black modular coffee table in the living room and the Caboche chandelier add sparkle and panache to the interior.
It is one thing to give an old home a new skin and ambiance with a quick renovation but transforming it into an energy-efficient modern home is a completely different proposition.
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.
That said those buildings from the old Russia are unique to its history and heritage their often modern and brutal abstraction emblematic of a fascinating architectural chapter that doubtless influences what we see today.
The double height living area with glass walls that open into patio is the place to be in this home and acts as the heart and soul of Casa IV. A large accent wall covered in wooden boards also features a warm sleek fireplace and a large piece of modern wall art that complements the room’s color palette.
A beautiful British home originally built in the 1930s was in urgent need of a modern restoration. in is a gorgeous example of how an old structure can be cleverly altered to meet the needs of a modern family.