Fresh air, greenery and an extension of our interior space outwards are great arguments for a balcony when renting a new apartment in the city. The outdoor spaces gives the inhabitant the opportunity to soothe his nerves whilst being connected to his setting; one could enjoy his morning coffee, a good book or simply a good comfortable armchair in the melodic tremor of the city lying at his feet.
A balcony can become a garden, a gallery or a spa; with little effort everything is possible yet in the following rows you will find simple awe-inspiring charming balcony designs that make a statement through their simple existence; granted they`re commonly dressed in flowers and greenery that emphasizes the setting beautiful yet these are outdoor spaces that change the living experience with or without this extraordinary vegetation that embroiders them; the inhabitant ought to shape his perfect outdoor experience with this pace with or without vegetation.
Cast a glance at the following gallery and surge inspiration !
sculptural railing and delicate flowers
small balconies can receive aromatic plants
embrace white and flowers
precious bare metal-work
SINUOUS welded black
Fairy tale BALCONY setting on a pink home
greenery emphasizing a setting
Greenery always translates into pure beauty, naturalness; it represents part of life sculpted by nature and nestled in it but it equally translates into high maintenance as greenery can harm a building quite easily through different means, indirectly.
wooden flooring on metal structure
A look torn from medieval stories : metal structure anchored on a stone facade using wooden flooring, a delicate balance that one simply cannot find today with ease.
Intricate details always surprise, they always manage to shock the viewer with the sheer amount of care brought to an otherwise bland piece. Here the composition is well balanced, happily the great amount of detail on the building and railing itself being easily read through depth and color contrast.
sensible layers of memory
The composition above contains stone detailing on the balcony, a stone facade that looks degraded, shutters of beautiful blue that aged and various types of wood on the windows that have clearly been treated differently. The railing itself is not in great condition either yet the whole scene is simply astonishing, splendid; it speaks of a different time and it honestly presents its layers of memory. It is clear that was a time when the railing shined and probably so did the shutters and windows yet that is no longer a standard for its beauty; it simply got better with time. Needless to say that vegetation here beautifully complements the atmosphere in a quietly subdued state.
immense Floral garden
A balcony can probably nestle as many flowers as you can plant and maintain and the splendid corner balcony above is a beautiful showcase : an extraordinary connection between the inhabitant and the outside world, something to be cherished, shared, embraced and admired.
Greenery diversity in small spaces
In this setting too greenery changes the whole atmosphere but one could argue that the proportions of the balcony and portal towards the apartment themselves are simply extraordinary, something from which a modern architect could draw inspiration. Vegetation here brings naturalness at different scales, palettes and rhythm.
painting detailing and proportions
rococo balcony designs
Rococo balcony designs have froze in time. They beautify our world today and they`re a clear presence in our architecture history; these cannot be replicated and should never be harmed, modified, altered in any way; such a sculptural beauty once encountered in a hotel or historic building ought to be used, admired, worshiped.
romance in different expression
The entire world nestles small little secrets of great beauty in their architecture history, small gems like the balcony above should never be overlooked while traveling; keep your head up !
warm light for comfort
The city lights will light your balcony reading nook for sure yet in historic buildings that had a light envisioned in the balcony design one should struggle to make it functional and use it. The entire world will become a cozier place when the bulb will be on and your reading nook will gain a new layer of memory that you will surely enjoy.
Respect the facade of the building with the rightful color palette and where possible complement it; here greenery does the deed.
sculptural facade presence
Notice the detail under the metallic balcony; it beautifully complements the composition with a down to earth sculptural feel. In a facade that presented rectangular openings at the first floor the second floor creates a monumental symmetric presence that arches the window and finishes it with a funnel-effect bellow to connect it with the rest. The cherry on the top is naturally on top, the attic ventilation. All this elegant simplicity is afterwards embraced by greenery that emphasizes the building extraordinarily.
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