In the uphill residential area of Paradiso, Switzerland, this luxury duplex-penthouse offers a private rooftop terrace with amazing views of the hillside. The glass railing provides an unobstructed view of the city, while the large, potted plants make the space feel like an open air museum.
This beautiful, duplex-penthouse in an uphill residential area of Paradiso, Switzerland offers unbeatable views of Lake Lugano and nearby mountains. The home features three bedrooms and four baths, all covered in high-end, uniquely designed spaces, with a private rooftop terrace and covered patio.
The design intent for this urban exterior was to design a version of a traditional brownstone, and to give an appreciative nod to the history and architecture of the older part of town, with an updated look that has an eye towards the future of the community. One of the ways this was achieved was by using an interesting mix of materials. Brick, stucco, custom millwork paneling and cornice detailing, and custom iron details complete the look.
This entry stands out with ironwork railings that delineate the property from the sidewalk. The ironwork is softened with traditional plants such as boxwood borders and fragrant evergreen plants like Rosemary, which gives a welcoming feeling and a sense of arrival to the front entry of the home. The front door is treated with Baroque seeded glass, which serves two purposes- to let light in and to create more of a sense of privacy than a clear glass would.
This two-story modern home located in Austin, TX, features three bedrooms, three baths, and gorgeous floor-to-ceiling windows throughout the space. Contemporary designs are seen both inside and outside the home, like the contemporary style privacy fence with cactus landscaping.
Black framework creates a beautiful contemporary look over the neutral stucco and brick of this home exterior. A spacious and relaxing balcony acts as a cover over the ground level porch creating open and covered outdoor sitting space. A line of shrubbery borders the sidewalk to mark the home perimeter.
The rear facade of this Brooklyn brownstone features Ipe decking, stairs, windows and doors. It's absolutely charming and it reflects a perfect balance between the old and new with traditional touches.
A new rear facade with enlarged doors and windows adds life and increases the living space of this traditional Brooklyn brownstone home. A new deck off the second story provides a spot for outdoor dining while offering cover for the patio below.
This neutral townhouse stands apart from its neighbors with a neutral painted exterior, stained beadboard porch ceiling and a modern outdoor chandelier. Just beyond the white porch railing sits two wicker rocking chairs, perfect for relaxing and taking in the city views.