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.
A large north block and a more modest south wing of the home are brought together by a glass area that brings in natural light and ventilation. A fascinating entry court with a of large live oak trees adds another unique dimension to the cheerful ambiance of the house allowing you to escape the rush of the fast-paced urban lifestyle.
Designing a stylish contemporary home as an infill structure that sits behind an existing house is hard enough as it is. But in the case of Refresh* Architecture also had to face the added challenge of working with a site that had as much as 6 meters of inclination.
The first floor is where the new family area sits with its rejigged floor plan that provides more space for the living area moves the powder room away from the kitchen and gives the interior a more open and spacious appeal.
By placing the bedrooms on the lower level of the the natural slope of the backyard was used to give those inside ample privacy while keeping them open towards the lush green landscape outside.
But the in Victoria designed by Schulberg Demkiw Architects finds that lovely balance between both elements perfectly as light wells and small garden features are used cleverly to usher in ample light even as a perforated timber screen keeps away prying eyes.
Timber and stone are pretty much all you will find here (an obvious welcome change from the concrete and polished surfaces that surround us constantly) and custom lighting solutions add to the dreamy soothing ambiance. Sitting on a lot that makes the most of the mesmerizing views on offer every room here seems like a portal into the untouched landscape of.