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Sorrento

Nestled amongst the dunes and marinated in native Moonah trees, this site is a short walk from the ‘back beach’.

The house is Wrightian in spirit with a stone plinth, timber frieze, fireplace anchor and singular roof form with ‘attachments’. The main living spaces occupy the ‘view’ level with decks projecting out into the canopy.

This 5 star house includes water tanks, septic system to garden, solar roof panels, bore water, double glazing, external venetian sun shading and over 1,000 native plants planted. Trying to give more than we receive…

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Aspendale

This unique and relatively compact site is on the Port Phillip Bay beach front in bayside Melbourne.

The substantial accommodation requirements in the brief have resulted in a house of some 710 sqm; about a third of which is in the basement level. The site is around 460 sqm.

West facing ‘view’ windows are protected by external operable aluminium louvres and the curved first floor balcony projects towards the bay and over the pool below.

The design permits water views from the rear master bedroom and an internal car lift utilises the basement for extra vehicle storage.

Red Hill

Alterations and additions to an 80’s house on a 20 acre property in Red Hill; a picturesque part of Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula.

The addition was cranked on a parting angle to maintain views from the existing house and the timber cladding was pre-coated grey to assist in the natural ageing process.

The covered area has a ‘feathered’ edge with timber battens and the master bedroom was cantilevered over the river rock creek bed.