Modern Balcony Ideas and Designs
Accoya was used for all the superior decking and facades throughout the ‘Jungle House’ on Guarujá Beach. Accoya wood was also used for some of the interior paneling and room furniture as well as for unique MUXARABI joineries. This is a special type of joinery used by architects to enhance the aestetic design of a project as the joinery acts as a light filter providing varying projections of light throughout the day. The architect chose not to apply any colour, leaving Accoya in its natural grey state therefore complimenting the beautiful surroundings of the project. Accoya was also chosen due to its incredible durability to withstand Brazil’s intense heat and humidity. Credits as follows: Architectural Project – Studio mk27 (marcio kogan + samanta cafardo), Interior design – studio mk27 (márcio kogan + diana radomysler), Photos – fernando guerra (Photographer).
Kitchen Terrace overlooking the ocean Photo by Ivan Hunter
村田淳建築研究室 JUN MURATA ARCHITECTS
Andover Landscape Design & Construction
Our long-time clients wanted a bit of outdoor entertainment space at their Boston penthouse, and while there were some challenges due to location and footprint, we agreed to help. The views are amazing as this space overlooks the harbor and Boston’s bustling Seaport below. With Logan Airport just on the other side of the Boston Harbor, the arriving jets are a mesmerizing site as their lights line up in preparation to land. The entire space we had to work with is less than 10 feet wide and 45 feet long (think bowling-alley-lane dimensions), so we worked extremely hard to get as much programmable space as possible without forcing any of the areas. The gathering spots are delineated by granite and IPE wood floor tiles supported on a custom pedestal system designed to protect the rubber roof below. The gas grill and wine fridge are installed within a custom-built IPE cabinet topped by jet-mist granite countertops. This countertop extends to a slightly-raised bar area for the ultimate view beyond and terminates as a waterfall of granite meets the same jet-mist floor tiles… custom-cut and honed to match, of course. Moving along the length of the space, the floor transitions from granite to wood, and is framed by sculptural containers and plants. Low-voltage lighting warms the space and creates a striking display that harmonizes with the city lights below. Once again, the floor transitions, this time back to granite in the seating area consisting of two counter-height chairs. "This purposeful back-and-forth of the floor really helps define the space and our furniture choices create these niches that are both aesthetically pleasing and functional.” - Russell The terrace concludes with a large trough planter filled with ornamental grasses in the summer months and a seasonal holiday arrangements throughout the winter. An ‘L’-shaped couch offers a spot for multiple guests to relax and take in the sounds of a custom sound system — all hidden and out of sight — which adds to the magical feel of this ultimate night spot.
Keuka Studios, Inc
Cable Railing posts embedded into Brazilian Walnut (IPE) decking.
Interior Foliage Design
Balcony with UV Rated Faux Boxwood Hedges and Sod Design and Install by Interior Foliage
THE UP STUDIO
"Build UP // West Beech" is a sustainable, single-family home in the West End of Long Beach, NY. It is the first self-initiated project by the UP studio which aims to develop concept-driven architecture within Long Island's most vibrant, walkable downtowns. Photography : Harriet Andronikides / Jani Zubkovs
South Florida Design Group
be_planen Architektur GmbH
Nick Deaver Architect
Photo by Whit Preston
Alberto J. Comas Architect
tessellate architecture and design
House Clovelly is a High end house overlooking the ocean in Sydney. It was designed to be partially manufactured in a factory and assembled on site. This achieved massive cost and time savings and a high quality finish. By tessellate a+d Sharrin Rees Photography
Penner & Associates Architects
The balcony has glass guards to ensure that the one-in-a-million view is never blocked, even when sitting. The floor above overhangs to provide cover and block harsh summer sun, while allowing low winter warmth.
Swatt | Miers Architects
Dettaglio balcone | Balcony detail