Korean traditional house is one of my favorite home ideas, on this post I will share you an idea to combine a Korean traditional house with an Italian modern style. Traditional house in Asian country such as Japan, Korea and Indonesia still become a valuable because they always keep the originality of the house style. Without discarding the originality, sometimes people combining the traditional elements with modern design elements. This is a Korean traditional house that combined with an Italian modern interior style.
This project which was located in Seoul, Korean and owned by Simone Carena and Jihye Shin, was a beautiful house with unique and perfect combination between traditional and modern in green color. All the interiors are dominated with green color. The kitchen and living lead to a courtyard while the living room has a sunken sitting area and unusual decorative elements.
The main key to combining a Korean traditional house into a modern home is how to keep the basic shape of the building on original shape and style, but you can combining the interior and decorative elements with something fresh look, colorful and striking colors scheme. To make the Hanok feel more spacious, a U-shaped floor plans are used.
The desk in the office area also serves as a dining room furniture. The last thing is the loft bed, built into the ceiling. On the right is a retractable shelf in the bedroom that could be used as a baby bed that can be used as a reading table. The cellar room is suitable for storage, a playroom or bedroom. The house has two small bathrooms lined with mosaic tiles.
This is the outside view that still looks like a traditional Korean house like another house, completed with traditional gateway and roof design, this is the owner of the house, this article was taken from NyTimes, via.