A stylish additional with traditional overtones galore! A luxurious home that is sustainable and charming at the same time? It’s hard to find but we have it for you folks. Actually Dallas-based architect Tom Reisenbichler got it for you.
If you thought that innovative modern design and architecture were limited to big cities then you would be in for a pleasant surprise when you visit the nearest little town or even countryside community next time. Home owners across the board are now opting for contemporary structures that not only offer great aesthetics but match the form with exquisite functionality.
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 lower floor contains the kids’ bedrooms the guestrooms and other facilities like the gymnasium and the home theater which are beautifully integrated with the rest of the house. The central attraction of the residence though is the serene and minimalist pond of Buddhist inspiration that should put any worries to rest.
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.