There is nothing more pleasant for a retired couple than to live in the lap of nature while surrounded by ever-changing sights and sounds. It takes you away from your busy life and gives you tranquility that only nature can deliver!
Designed by Architect eigen huis and sitting on the edge of castle the gorgeous house is draped entirely in modified wood and offers an escape that is both luxurious and relaxing. Life here comes to a screeching halt as the sights and sounds of the lush green forest next to it takeover.
An old house that does not make the most of landscape it sits in and the scenery outside – it sounds like an all too familiar story in the world of modern residential structures with some sense of historic past.
A retaining wall covered in corten panels not only gives the sunken courtyard a unique visual but also helps with the passive heating of the house and keeps it warm both during daytime and at night.
The two distinct blocks server two entirely different purposes with the east-west section containing the bedrooms and the guest rooms while the north-south block holds the open living area along with the kitchen and dining space.
The idea of giving an aging a modern revamp is something that we see catching on among homeowners across the globe. Some opt for the renovation because their home urgently needs one and others long for an aesthetic makeover that gives their house a more contemporary context.
Nestled on a lot that makes the most of the gorgeous valley views on offer and the snow-capped mountains in the distance this Swiss home feels both contemporary and classic at the same time. It is the panoramic view outside that brings in the timeless appeal even as the house itself has a more modern inviting vibe.
Nestled on a small site that has been specifically cleared for the residence the house has been clad in wood on the outside to ensure it blends in with the landscape. Insulated glass windows frame the views outside while keeping out the chill even as passive solar heating brings warmth indoors.