A beautiful modern home set in a quiet little neighborhood of the Dutch town of Roosendaal is all about finding new expression for local design and architecture. The expansive contemporary residence designed by Zone Zuid Architecten combines the timeless effect of the gale roof with sleek minimal aesthetics and a neutral color palette to create an exquisite interior.
With a neutral color scheme and fabulous décor that adds color and pattern there is a great balance here between native decorative elements and clean contemporary design. Seemingly both dramatic and understated it is the hardwood battens that give the top level of the house its distinct identity regulate ventilation and provide an additional layer of privacy.
The new addition to the house is purposefully different from the traditional brick exterior of the house and while it does not draw aesthetically from the old structure it follows the home’s simple lines and uncomplicated form.
The concrete lower structure offers a perfect stable base for the four-bedroom residence with the cor-ten walls and roof of the top level bringing in the wow factor. On the inside the image changes dramatically with neutral hues and the warmth of wood offering a relaxing contemporary retreat.
The lower level of the house contains the living room kitchen and dining space along with the hall and internal partitions are kept to a minimum to create the illusion of spaciousness. A neutral color scheme and uniform lighting accentuate this further and ensure that this modest Slovakian home has a breezy and cheerful ambiance.
Nothing transforms an interior completely like the right lighting. It could be a flood of natural light on some occasions and a carefully planned and executed combination of recessed and pendant lighting on others.
It is the second floor that houses the entrance of this fabulous home with a smart walkway leading to a cubic volume that is draped entirely in Brazilian teak. A large Cor-ten steel door provides visual and textural contrast to the curious entrance and leads into the foyer.