Our advice; make sure you get to see this magnificent structure at least once. At the time of signing a contract with the renovation company the owners of the 1950s big old Mosi House never thought that their house could ever look as wonderful as it is now. In fact Nico van der Meulen Architects from South Africa simply did the unthinkable.
Located in Stuttgart Germany this 377 square meters dream home displays a minimalist design defined by straight lines and a constructive use of different building materials. Designed by Alexander Brenner Architects and placed on an almost triangular plot House Heidehof displays an interesting mix of materials on the front facade – wood cladding adorns the large garage doors above which a zebra-resembling pattern is suddenly interrupted by a white-washed second floor.
The down floor features a living area a bedroom and a kitchen. The living area is occupied with simple colored sofas and glass vessels. With simple equipments and furniture the kitchen looks beautiful and elegant. The living area and the kitchen are not separated by walls thereby giving an effect of a large space to the living area. Another great point of attraction is the wooden staircase that leads you to the upper floor.
The chalet extends to an area of 530 square meters and seems to be an ideal place for a family to live in. Design of this building doesn’t comply with that of other chalets you might have seen in many parts of Europe. Its interior is reminiscent of lives of our long aged ancestors who lived in constant contact with their environment.
Designed by architect Desmond Ong on a minimalist concept the Singapore residence has had its wall removed so as to provide the feel of open space. It is light airy and seemingly spacious. By avoiding bulky interiors and furniture the design has been given a sense of added openness. Usage of light colors and large glass windows gives also adds to large space outlook. The bedrooms and the bathroom designs are kept very simple while the open glass windows provide fro a green view outside.