But the last decade saw a completely design and decorating direction take shape with gray heading the trends chart. If you thought that this was a passing fad then you are probably both surprised and delighted by the long-lasting nature of gray as a hot neutral. Embracing this phenomenon along with the warmth of wood the in delivers precisely what it promises!
A textured cement wall acts as the backdrop for the entertainment unit and the floating shelves even as a double-sided couch helps demarcate and define space. Classic wooden French doors in the living room open to reveal the home workspace with the living and dining area also doubling as the home library study and activity zone.
Set on a picturesque dune strip and sitting on the edge of marsh that stretches into the this gorgeous beach house designed by Hariri & Hariri Architecture showcases this fine balance to perfection. With a concrete lower half that offers stability and a top volume that is engulfed in wood the is both sculptural and practical in its form.
Working within constraints of rigid bushfire safety norms along with the very specific demands of the clients Field Office Architecture managed to craft a masterpiece on the side of Mount Macedon! Dubbed this unique and striking contemporary home combines smart architecture with eco-sensitive design to fashion a living environment that is both relaxing and captivating. To minimize impact on the lot and to give those inside a wonderful view of the bushland and beyond the residence sits partially on stilts and has a cantilevered façade.
Smart architecture is all about adapting to the landscape even while flawlessly serving the needs of those residing within a structure. It is a delicate balance that is enhanced by elegant aesthetics and contemporary overtones.