A garage converted into small brick house with two-storey building structure. This compact small brick house has design ideas that will make you captivated. So if you are looking for of how to build a small brick house, this modern and compact brick house will give you stunning idea of designs or details you should apply if you area building a brick house. The previous garage and garden totally demolished. New living spaces; small private house built.
Small Brick House Plan Compact Layout Idea
This is a compact living space, so the plan of this cool brick house is simple but efficient. First floor of this two-story brick house has open-plan living concept. The first floor intended as social gathering area consist of indoor area and outdoor area. The indoor area is spacious space contain living, dining, and kitchen area. The outdoor area is backyard courtyard-like. The kitchen area is facing this courtyard-like outdoor. After the kitchen, a powder room combo laundry room exists.
The courtyard-like outdoor area becomes main source of natural light, air, and also as ventilation for first floor. There are no other openings except tiny rectangular glass window at side of entry door. The facade is enclosed to make sure privacy for its dweller. The glass window installed and does not directly facing the mews street in front of it. By does not installed directly facing the street, privacy inside the house keep maintained.
Second floor is only half the size of the first floor (approximately). Two bedrooms and one bathroom fulfill the second floor of this contemporary small house. Two skylights installed at the roof. First skylight window was installed above stair area. Second skylight window was installed above bathroom. A dormer created above the bedroom that has no access to outdoor. What a smart ideas isn’t it? By creating a dormer above bedroom, the bedroom has plenty of natural light and air. That is first detail idea that you can apply when you are building a brick house in small lot.
Small Brick House Decorating Ideas
Second design idea that you might interest to apply it is a bicycle garage at side of entry door. Yup, this small modern residence has a bicycle garage. Look closely at the recessed or nook entry area. You will see three door handles isn’t it? Well, two doors handles that facing each other is double door for built-in bicycle garage. Third handle that has number below it is an entry door to the house.
Nook entry is another interesting design for facade. If you have narrow lot, nook terrace is a great idea to apply when you are building a small house on narrow lot. The tiny long vertical rectangular glass window placement brings privacy, and as tool to see if there is any guests.
Third design idea which awesome is the exterior and interior brickwork walls of this small brick house. The brickwork surface really is fantastic. White subtle color that brings calm but stand out appearance really is awesome. The white surface of the brickwork walls was using sækkeskuring method. Both exterior and interior decorating of this small brick house is Scandinavia style interior.
Another interesting design for your small modern brick house is built-in series of niches at courtyard-like walls. The niches can be a place for anything; from candles to create an outdoor romantic dinner until space for put herbs plants.
Big in-line kitchen along with white top cabinet installed. Inside the bedrooms, built-in storage created. Simple wood stairs bring different color and texture to this small brick house interior design.
Credit & source: Russell Jones. London, United Kingdom.