The most apparent aspect of the estate is the extensive and at times extravagant use of glass which gives the home not just a very transparent look but also helps it bring in the many sights and sounds of the rocky Mediterranean coastline that surround it. With the interiors and the furnishings strictly adhering to a cool white template the house depends on the beautiful natural cove area to give it its unique character and a dash of color and freshness.
Designed ever so dramatically by Tierra Design the structure is placed on a podium of granite cobbled walls and uses a z-shaped pattern to ensure that every part of the four-level home gets an unabated view of the sea. The most striking and visually appealing feature of the Villa Mayavee is the way in which architects have used water to not just offer a beautiful variation but also as a reflective surface that accentuates the beauty of the estate.
When you think of a beautiful beach house the image of a setting like is probably not the first thing that springs to mind. That is not so much a comment on the house itself but the images on display here which just to present a sky very different from the ‘clear and sunny’ images that we are often used to.
The use of glass for this purpose has several benefits as it is easy to use retractable glass walls when compared to other materials thanks to their lighter weight but more importantly it only keeps the noise out while still giving visual access.
The home has a continuous and flowing color palette that gives it the spacious look while keeping the theme of the house simple. The ample use of wood and brown shades gives it the inviting warmth which every home needs. Cozy modern furniture glazed doors and unassuming wooden surfaces complete the ergonomic and adaptive house. Located in the historical Beaumaris area which has traditionally been renowned for its experimental architecture the in Melbourne is another wonderful example of integrating modern design with sustainable features.