Nestled in a riverside suburb of Brisbane Australia adopts a soothing coastal style combined with modern refinement that turns it into an ergonomic and inviting family home. Designed by Shaun Lockyer Architects this Aussie home uses greying timber and a host of natural finishes to achieve this unique ambiance.
One of the biggest misconceptions with ‘green design’ is that one needs to put in plenty of effort completely overhaul their home and rely on fancy gadgets and cutting-edge technology to do their part in making the planet a cleaner and safer place.
Designed by Jacobsen Arquitetura the private residence is spread across two different floors with the lower level half buried underground to ensure that the overall structure is not too tall and imposing.
Moving away from convention the master bedroom sits on the lower level of this Texas home along with the living area cozy dining space and a stylish kitchen clad in walnut veneer.
The exterior of the house is clad in white and gray with the painted front door adding a dash of color and excitement to the visual with its blue beauty. Standing seam metal and stucco were used predominantly to craft the edifice and one can easily see their presence even from a distance.
But both the architects at Elding Oscarson and the homeowners of this stunning home dubbed felt that this desire to explore the edge of life was subdued and overpowered in the last few decades. Hence they decided to fashion a brilliant modern home in an attempt to rekindle this lost flair for life at this scenic Swedish harbor!
Achieving that elusive balance between privacy and a sense of spaciousness and freedom is a tough task indeed when designing a home in an urban setting. Often one residence starts where the other ends and privacy means closing off the home to natural light and ventilation as well.