The flat roof lines stand in contrast to this form and create both geometric and visual contrast with ease. While the exterior seems rigid and minimal the interior offers an inviting relaxing and open living area that opens up into the beautiful backyard.
The second edifice is the main house that contains the open plan space with the living kitchen and dining areas on the lower level and the private zones on the top floor while the third building houses the laundry and home studio. This not only gives a clear delineation of functionality for each structure but also allows the architects to make the most of the available space outdoors.
A trend in home renovation that refuses to fade away smart extensions like these not only save time and precious resources but also give homeowners newfound ergonomic flexibility.
The exterior of this cool cottage also paints a picture of textural beauty as white cedar is combined with a dash of raw exposed steel to shape a façade that would age beautifully as it wears on.
The gorgeous home now features a blend of the 50s Ranch style rustic touches that give it inviting warmth and modern ergonomics that make the life of its young homeowners an absolute delight.
Uncomplicated in its design and responding to the unique demands of the countryside in which it sits Casa Chontay manages to combine serenity and comfort with traditional construction techniques.
While one of the two volumes holds the living room kitchen and dining space the other contains three bedrooms two bathrooms an attic and a terrace. The color palette inside the house is filled with earthen hues with stone adobe and cane dominating much of the setting while the red grass sun roof outside seems to extend this ‘nature-centric’ theme.