Mesmerizing landscape full of greenery a view of the ‘always in news’ South China Sea and homes that drape you in modern luxury while eliminating all the noise – the is a project that feels both idyllic and unique.
is one of those materials that gets very little praise despite the immense amount of work that it puts in. It stays concealed in the backdrop and allows more polished and cozy surfaces to take all the credit.
Giving new meaning to styles from a different era is a task that requires careful amalgamation of contrasting textures finishes and design elements. Nestled in a tranquil neighborhood of a suburb of Melbourne and overlooking a green park this contemporary home feels anything but mundane and sterile.
It is a wonderful blend of serenity seclusion and harmony with nature and the presence of the next to the stoic concrete walls in black provide even more visual and textural contrast. With a view of the ocean in the distance and a solar-powered interior this green home feels both exquisite and eco-friendly.
As is the convention with most modern homes the street façade of the house carefully conceals all the secrets that lay within. It is the rear façade that opens up towards the garden pool and the distant views.
On the lower level a neutral color scheme metallic accents a smart staircase connecting it to the bedrooms above and a rejuvenated kitchen and dining area set the mood. Opening up into the lovely backyard the breezy indoor-outdoor interplay of the Brunswick House puts a smile on your face.
One of the immediate highlights of the interior that one notices is the split-level living area and the way its vast double-height presence becomes the overwhelming factor that shapes the house.
The existing house was more than 100 years old and that meant that much of the revamp needed to happen in the rear living the street facade largely untouched. Then there are the constraints of space with most of these Aussie homes having a long narrow silhouette.