Off-white concrete blocks oiled timber and contemporary finishes ensure that the home feels both relaxing and exquisite at the same time without the use of bright colors or bold art work. Serene and practical this Sydney residence is truly one-of-a-kind!
It is Corten steel that gives this Aussie home its exceptional appeal as it adds both color and textural beauty to the structure. The custom corten panels were designed by the architects to improve the fire safety of the house and to shield it from the harsher elements of the bushland.
A spacious living area flows into the kitchen and dining space to create a large pavilion-style social zone even as the rooftop deck with minibar and outdoor lounge offers additional party space. The tall steel staircase a series of bridges and corridors wooden ceiling in various rooms and the striking wall clad in river pebbles combine to usher in ample visual and textural contrast. A tiny bridge connects the two different wings of the house where a balance and aesthetics are the key defining elements.
With relaxing contemporary bedrooms and spa-styled bathrooms it is white and gray that define the color palette inside this exquisite Californian home. A vegetable garden and smart home workspaces complete a transformation that is both innovative and enduring.
A relaxing contemporary home is as much about the outdoors as it is about the ambiance inside and the in Australia seems to bring together both these elements in a perfect fashion. Designed by Lachlan Shepherd Architects the fabulous family home creates a seamless indoor-outdoor interplay even while ensuring that those inside enjoy adequate privacy.