With the building passing the minimal maintenance criteria a 20000-litre subterranean water tank is used to collect all roof water runoff natural ventilation and heat regulation and loads of other ‘green’ features this stylish home in Melbourne is as pleasing for the planet as it is on the eyes!
The use of floor-to-ceiling glass windows ensures that there is ample ventilation while a green backyard is visually linked with the rest of the home as well. With sleek and well defined lines making up the design smart décor and trendy use of color this elegant home brings together the best of two different worlds with unassuming sophistication.
Los Angeles is renowned for its chic modern buildings and homes that are an example of what contemporary design wrapped in luxury should ideally look like. Here is another stunning home located on a gorgeous hilly setting of LA that seems to crisply amalgamate modern minimalistic trends with a love for nature to create a chic and ergonomic home that is dazzling both in terms of sleek form and ergonomic function. Designed by Aleks Istanbullu Architects the house embraces the vivid shades of nature on the outside with stripes of varying shades of green that ensure it blends in with the surrounding green.
A giant hanging chandelier a large faux fur rug a stylized bronze lion perched upon a table and an ornate chaise lounge perfectly arranged for a graceful fainting scene – all of these items would look out of place alone. However together they create the sort of dramatic effect cultivated best by old Hollywood.
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.