Who would think that ambulance garage can be transformed into a modern home? But for Doepel Strijkers and LEX Architects, this is not an impossible job. In fact, both had turned the old building into modern living space that embarks on bright orange tone as main color, creating striking effect. Located in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, this place is surrounded by natural environment of green bushes and trees. Concrete structure and white ceiling are best combination to blend in nature embrace.
In order to get maximum effect of refreshing nature around, it is best to add outdoor setting as part of modern home decorating. It simply consists of metal bench and some of them are covered with black leather material. Separate outdoor and indoor areas by using glass windows. Or, homeowner can choose to arrange outdoor dining room. Place long white table and then surround it with wooden chairs in metal legs part.
Rooms inside, as mentioned before, are mainly decorated in orange color tone. Best combination to this color is white, which can make clean cut finish and looks as refreshing sensation. Tubular pillar is used as strong structure, and hence black staircase circling it is built in spiral shape. Levitation downward flooring level is done to create special area of dining room and kitchen space. Stairs here are painted in bright orange, along with kitchen cabinet and island area.
Living room upstairs is set in minimalist look with grey concrete as flooring surface, whereas glass skylight is installed on ceiling. Homeowner can add swings for baby to make this area as playground. Additional seating plan of leather armchair and red chair is used to watch over baby. Modern home design is accentuated by silver metal structure built above levitation area, and doubled up with recessed lights. This way, people get dazzling effect too.