Contemporary Lake Renovation

Georgia
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When a Buckhead family went looking for a nearby lake retreat, they recognized the potential in this early-90s “contemporary”. While it had been lovingly maintained by the original owners, it was dated and exhibited all the traits that make many people believe that they don’t like “modern” architecture. In addition, there really was not connection the it’s lakefront site – only small windows existed on the lake side of the home and what large windows did exist in the family room were obscured by a large, tinted glass solarium. While the renovation did not result in major changes to the exterior massing, moves were made to maximize views and enhance the connection to the home’s specific lakefront location and big water views. The desire was to create a home that embraced both indoor and outdoor living and allow occupants to flow seamlessly from one to the other. On the interior, a gut renovation allowed use of former attic space in addition to a rework of the entire plan to customize the home to the owner’s lifestyle. Dated 90s finishes, fixtures, and spaces are long gone and clean, sleek modern interiors now rule. Crowning touches include a new, infinity-edge pool and custom concrete pavers sized perfectly for outdoor yoga sessions.