It is the ground floor that houses the open plan living area along with a small dining space and a fabulous kitchen with a beautiful marble island. The use of diverse materials and finishes such as marble concrete timber and metal throughout the house ushers in some much needed visual and textural contrast in an otherwise monotonous space.
But that is not all as a relaxing and luxurious basement with a cool cinema room a custom wine cellar and a home gym ensure that you have your own personal rejuvenating retreat that is just a few steps away from the living room!
We adore architects that turn the challenges born out of topography into unique opportunities to showcase their creative brilliance. Nestled on a leafy 700-square-meter site in the by Forte Gimenes & Marcondes Ferraz Arquitectos does precisely the same as it uses an open-air glassy pavilion to connect the interior with the outdoors even as a stunning concrete monolith offers both ample privacy and visual contrast.
Nestled on a sloped lot and surrounded by lush green bush the fabulous family home has a unique entry that weaves its way through the greenery and leads you to the rear of the residence. The natural slope of the site was utilized to the benefit of the Pavilion House as the furthest point away from the canopy is completely surrounded by its green goodness.
There is an inherent Scandinavian theme with the dynamic renovation as a flood of natural light turns each room into a cheerful and airy hangout. Custom lighting fixtures living room and kitchen cabinets and carefully curated décor choices complete a home that seems to completely shun its past and head in a drastically different direction.
Enveloped in a series of water features that even find their way indoors this does feel like a modern-day castle with its cool entrance that features a sleek bridge above a koi pond. Step inside and you will be awestruck by a floating walkway and a staircase next to it that hover above an indoor pond. Designed by Greg Shand Architects this multi-generational home captivates at every turn!
Privacy was an important consideration within the house itself as tranquil nooks and cool work zones have been coupled with clever open spaces to achieve a balance between both worlds. Relaxing tasteful and sensitive to the needs of the site this is a beautiful Aussie home that focuses on harmony between natural landscape and modern lifestyle!