Design firm Jamie Beckwith is responsible for the striking project showcased in the photos below and located in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Entitled Pool House, this complex residence seems to boast endless colors and textures, paying tribute to a modern-eclectic style, with extravagant Gothic features. Nothing is “common” about the interiors of this home, each room having the ability to surprise its guests with original decorative items and a flamboyant nature.
An elegant fireplace surrounded by travertine stone acts as the focal point of the living room. The social area couldn’t be more inviting, with its comfortable furniture arrangements and large windows opening up to the refreshing garden and pool area. Despite the original decor characterizing the living room, the most visually striking interior of the house is the wine cellar. Especially designed to be observed from above, the flashy interior can host up to 2,000 bottles, but its mere sight is enough to get you feeling dizzy.
A good building should make you want to look at it. Even if not always liked by passers-by, it should always make them feel something. Manchester Metropolitan’s University’s business school is a building that effortlessly fits this criteria. Indeed for many, the building by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios is their first taste of the architecture of Manchester as they travel along the arterial road, Mancunian Way. With its distinct ski-slope roof, and glittering mirrored appearance, it provides a flash of silver, and a dazzling break from the dull greys of the motorway, greeting motorists in a slightly space-age way as they enter the city
These days, a building doesnt just have to look good, it should ideally be good for the environment too. A great example of sustainability spliced with style from the past few years is the M&S store at Cheshire Oaks Retail Park in Ellesmere Port, designed by Aukett Fitzroy Robinson.