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Adding New Rooms transforms this Family Home

Modern contemporary style and antiques from Bacolod are combined for an interesting house extension

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Original Article: Kathleen Valle Photography: Vincent Coscolluela Pictorial Direction: Dagny Madamba Interior Designer: Kristine Neri-Magturo

As the years go by, a family can grow and their needs can change. To accommodate new members and evolving lifestyles, some houses – such as this one owned by a brood from Bacolod – must be expanded. With the help of interior designer Kristine Neri-Magturo, a new wing connected to the original home was built.

The extension of the home, which includes a lanai and two bedrooms, has a contemporary design complemented by solid wood antique furniture from the family’s collection. Aside from using vintage Filipino pieces in a modern setting, Kristine used old doors from the family’s farmhouse in Sagay City alongside door frames and floors made from recycled wood.

Original article by Kathleen Valle. Pictorial direction by Dagny Madamba. Photographed by Vincent Coscolluela.

Read “Mod Tropical Punch” in the August 2012 issue of Real Living Magazine. To download a digital copy of Real Living Magazine, visit Summit Newsstand at  https://summitnewsstand.com.ph/real-living.

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