After years of pondering over the best way in which they can design their own home Jacobs-Yaniv Architects settled on an inviting open and elegant design that showcases the beauty of traditional building techniques of the region.
There is something undeniably charming and magnetic about a rugged coastline a precarious cliff overlooking the ocean and the vast blue beyond. It is precisely in one such mesmerizing setting that sits in. Designed to make the most of the captivating ocean views on offer even while braving the rough weather and prying eyes this beautiful getaway was built by Omar Gandhi Architect for a married couple from Toronto.
Large glass windows open up the private zones of the house to the ocean view outside while the street façade of the retreat benefits from a retaining wall that provides privacy. Repetitive pod-like design of both the public and private units gives the structure a contemporary look with large walls of shelves and cabinets adding ample storage and display space.
Despite its seemingly daring form the innovative extension feels perfectly at home in the more traditional backdrop with aging metallic finishes and unassuming décor completing the open interior. A neutral backdrop in pristine white pastel hues that usher in an air of femininity and bright warm metallics which dazzle at every turn – is a residence that definitely moves away from the stereotypical townhouse!
It is for such clientele that the were designed by of Lang Architecture. Comprising of 26 exquisite and exceptional cabins that combine modernity with the charm of a classic cabin in the woods the development is spread across 131 forested acres in the Catskill Mountains.