The rugged coast of Big Sur is renowned across the planet for its stunning beauty and enthralling panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. Nestled in and overlooking the beautiful coastline the is a lovely weekend retreat that combines a rich past with natural beauty and a modern ambiance.
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.
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.
It is the lower level of the home that contains the public spaces while the top floor houses the bedrooms and bathrooms. A barbeque area outdoor dining space and relaxing lounge create a perfect party zone in the central garden and complete a cozy and creative dwelling that keeps things uncomplicated with straightforward design solutions.
Hellerup Manor House is home to numerous pieces designed by Wegner’s expert hand including prototypes and samples that he developed jointly with Holger Hansen Knud Erik Hansen’s father.
Energy-efficiency and top-notch insulation were important aspects that defined the overall silhouette of the residence as the regulates the temperature indoors. Adding to this is a double-flow mechanical ventilation system that keeps the heating and cooling needs of the home to a minimum.
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.