Contemporary homes can be creative warm inviting and eco-savvy and be so without sacrificing aesthetical value and a sense of sophistication. Nestled on the famous Sunshine Coast of Queensland and in the interior of the overcomes topographic challenges to fashion a seamless indoor-outdoor interplay.
A contemporary bridge connects the two buildings and the space between them along with the surrounding landscape acts as the outdoor relaxation zone. It is not just polished modern finishes glass and concrete that hold sway here as stone walls and plush décor bring additional visual contrast.
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.
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.
The new building built by Elliott + Elliott Architecture is part of a multi-generational home where the kids and the grandchildren occupy the main farmhouse while the head of the family finds space in the newly built structure just outside. A wooden deck connects the two buildings and preserves the traditional charm of the farmhouse.
Timber panes posts and finishes lend warmth while creating a fluid and adaptable living environment. Unabated views of the park outside are balanced with necessary privacy even as a splendid yard and relaxing pool complete the residence.
Sitting next to a wetland and a golf course the exterior of this home designed by Auhaus Architecture is draped in raw concrete and natural hardwood. Despite the presence of the large glass windows and sliding walls it is the concrete structure that holds all your attention.
Bright metallics and marble come in as bold accents throughout the house while a double-height living area full of natural light neutral color palette and stylish modern décor keep the atmosphere relaxed and informal. Passive thermal cooling techniques a roof garden and subterranean tank add a green tinge to this classy concrete residence.