Restoring and maintaining the house Knud Erik had the walls rendered using lime in the original white colour. Its window frames (there are 104 windows) were sanded and painted and the original exterior doors were taken apart then returned to their former state.
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.
The double-height dining room becomes the focal point of the new social zone in this home as it stretches out into the outdoor deck consisting of a cozy lounge and barbecue spot.
The street façade of the large private residence still retains its original look and it is only on the inside that one uncovers a more contemporary backdrop. The lovely use of windows skylights and of course recessed and pendant lighting add to the glitter and warmth of the family house that seems like a relaxing holiday retreat.
The idea of creating a seamless indoor-outdoor interplay that blurs the traditional borders is something that has really caught on in the last few years. Almost everyone wants a home where the living room kitchen and dining space connected in an open floor plan flow into the outdoor deck courtyard or the lush green backyard.
Set on 1 acre of garden lot greenery all around the home adds to the visual appeal of the new extension and the large pool and modern deck borrow from the neutral color scheme of the house.
Located on a lush green lot just outside the city of this Austrian home adopts a similar approach as its instantly turns a glassy and classy façade into a modern metallic masterpiece.