The plan of the structure has a very open and airy feel to it with plenty of glass being used in an exaggerated fashion to ensure that there is a natural and flowing connectivity between every room and with the exterior as well. This also gives the JPGN Residence ample natural ventilation along with a feeling of freshness.
The top floor is pretty much cantilevered and wrapped up in a black zinc cladding and the use of extravagant floor-to-ceiling glass windows ensures that there is a wonderful 270 degree view of the Bay area. The interiors are truly spacious simple in their constitution and completely uncluttered.
The 800 square meter residence is a chic amalgamation of the characteristic form of old manor houses of the Alentejo along with sleek and well defined lines of contemporary structures. The resultant creation is a gorgeous two level villa that largely employs soothing neutral shades is predominantly clad in white and employs graceful use of glass and stone.
The house itself adheres to the modern architectural and design trends by using sleek and well defined lines open plan that ensures that each room flows into another and the extravagant use of glass along with smart use of stone to bring a sense of natural freshness while thinning the line between the interiors and the surroundings. Plush décor and a blueprint that is pretty close to minimalism make this home a delight for those who love modern homes.
The designed by John Wardle Architects on a sheep farm on North Bruny Island in Tasmania Australia might not be about minimalist design or ultra-sleek interiors but it sure garners some attention with its impressive renovation and warm wooden interiors.