Located in Yarze, Baabda, Lebanon, Villa Yarze is a huge residence that was built with an existing property already there. Wanting to maintain particular traits of the current residence, Raëd Abillama Architects added square footage and a new style that blends both into 1 harmonious residence.
Even though components of the exterior could have very easily looked to be a massive monolithic-like facade, they paid careful focus to impart lots of windows and openings, breaking up the stone and making a contemporary residence.
The gridded, drop ceiling also aids break up the space otherwise it would be a huge expanse of white exactly where you’d notice the size.
I adore how the dining room can be opened up or closed off with the panels of doors on each sides. It’s also massive adequate to break the table up into 2 for much more intimate gatherings.
Or push the 2 tables with each other to make a truly large table.
Tom Dixon Beat pendants hang in the kitchen above the island making a cool focal point.
The kitchen is situated to appear out more than the city.
I adore how the shelves line an entire wall but they kept them sparsely decorated.
A central staircase winds its way up connecting all of the floors.
At the best of the stairs is a children’s play room highlighted with skylights that filter light down the center of the staircase.