Small modern house plan executed on 90 Sqm/967 sq.ft. of land. This small modern house has series of split-level interior concept. Thus, make this small contemporary residence has series of mezzanine area and three-story floor. This split-level house with 4 bedroom built on 6 meters wide and 15 meters long depth of site. What a small narrow lot house isn’t it? With dense population surrounding, this split-level home is just like a row house or a townhouse. With creative solution from the architects, three architectural elements which hard to get from usual small house is achieved. This small tropical house has natural light, natural air, and views elements.
Small House Ventilation System Idea
Two void structure areas become built-in ventilation system for this small home. With these two voids, plenty of light and air free to insert deep interior of the house. Split-level staircase idea implemented. The staircase area becomes first key for this small home architecture to achieve three main factor of healthy home. The split-level staircase area is placed at the center of the interior. Void formed from split-level stairs structure become source of light and air. Supported by tiny long inner garden that also has a void, the good air circulation is achieved. The interior spaces also have plenty of sunlight because those two voids opening construction.
Although the roof of staircase area is not transparent, at two sides of void walls, a glass windows and louvre windows installed. The glass and louvre windows bring natural light and air circulation. Smart ventilation using void of stairs is actually common structure. But with that common structure that applied for small single family house really is great effect. Not only has cheap construction cost, the maintenance cost of this small narrow lot house also cheaper. Thus make this small modern house become energy saving house and eco-friendly home.
The tiny long inner garden placed at side of room spaces. Yes, it seems from outside. The inner garden wide is only about 50 cm. Like an aisle, the tiny long inner garden composed from dry garden landscape, latticework as walls as well as protection, and transparent roof from polycarbonate materials. Maybe you can take away the dry garden landscaping idea from this dry garden house. The dry garden of this small private house consist white pebbles, and retaining walls constructed as steps. The white pebbles cover the soil. At side of walls the soil uncovered and become media to plant decorative plants.
Small Narrow Lot House Plan
The small narrow lot house plan of this tropical house as follows. White metal fences combine with built-in fence planter box. What a stylish fence planter idea isn’t it? The frontyard divided into three parts. First is concrete paving block with gravels area for carport. Second is tiny lawn garden with one plumeria tree or known as frangipani. Third is terrace area with higher leveling floor than the others. The terrace completed with built-in concrete bench and retained raw. The terrace flooring made from brown wooden rings pattern of ceramic tiles. The built-in concrete bench has interesting structure. At the end of bench, custom concrete planter built. Overhang or jettying building volume of above master bedroom covers the carport and terrace.
In the living room area, glass windows placed at the bottom of walls. The glass windows can be views to outdoor from half-basement kitchen.
The entrance double doors made from wood become an access to entry the house. From entrance double front doors, stair lead half basement floor exist. At side of stair that leads to half-basement, a stair lead to children bedroom exists. At the right side a living room exists. The half-basement become open kitchen area. Behind the kitchen area are guest bedroom and bathroom.
In front of children bedroom level, a split-level stair leads to master bedroom. From master bedroom, a stair exist that lead to maid’s room and bathroom laundry room.
Small House Interior Decorating Ideas
Wood becomes main ornament of this small modern house interior decorating. From flooring that has both hardworking floring and ceramic tiles that has wood pattern and color. The living room furniture made from raw wooden materials with stylish minimalist design. White backdrop of painted walls becomes perfect color to accentuate woodworking decorations.
The kitchen has subway tile backsplash. Metal structure with boxes of wood becomes minimalist furniture for storage. Steps at side of kitchen made from concrete structure. Between those steps, wooden drawers exist as multifunction storage system. The clever wooden drawers’ storage of steps of staircase really is as saving space furniture.
Credit & source: Delution Architects.