This is "The Glow on Gerritt", a new construction home in the heart of Point Breeze envisioned and brought to life by Female Turkish artistic developer Elle Woods of Illuma Space. The translucent walls give way to daylight in all living spaces. Yes! it was built with translucent walls, and by sundown this house creates a lantern-like glow. Elle Woods commented on this unique yet purposeful decision by saying, "Translucent walls diffuse daylight in such a gentle yet effective way to light us up from within." This thoughtful decision will bring many psychological benefits to whoever is lucky enough to call this house their home. Elle commented on these benefits, saying, "Introducing light into our living spaces is becoming more and more essential - affecting our mood, energy, productivity, and happiness untimely how we interact with our family and society."
The uniqueness of this property doesn't begin and end on the outside. Inside this home it feels like you're living in an art exhibit! Upon entering "The Glow on Gerritt" you can immediately tell that every decision and material in the home was thoughtfully hand-selected and sourced with sustainability and functionality in mind. Once inside, you are greeted with a European-style kitchen featuring custom heated tile imported from Spain, no need for socks in the winter! Along with that, floor-to-ceiling windows allow for a beautifully lit living area and a seamless transition to your private outdoor patio. Continuing through the house, many people fall in love with the primary suite, which has a breathtaking open-concept bathroom, more heated tile flooring, and custom fit finishings that create an amazingly luxurious feeling.
"The Glow on Gerritt" is an architectural statement that branches out from the typical new construction homes you may be used to seeing. After seeing this home in person, we were convinced. This home sets precedents for what living spaces should be and how your home should benefit you in your day-to-day life, not just financially. This is a future we are excited for; Elle Woods describes her intentions to "start a dialog about structure with the hope that these kinds of discussions can spill over to other aspects of thoughtful existence. "Illumaspace is pioneering a healthy and happier way of living by designing more thoughtful homes, and "The Glow on Gerritt" is a fantastic example of a new standard for homes in Philadelphia.
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