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With a design inspired by the wonderful Modernist bayside houses of the 50’s and 60’s this dual occupancy project is located on the edge of a green wedge in Sandringham.

Both houses are north facing with the rear house upstairs living spaces punctuated by a butterfly roof. The study projects out to the reserve like a watchtower and its zinc cladding provides a counterpoint to the Spotted Gum cladding and predominately white exterior walls. The flecks of translucent corrugated give a filtered green light to the interiors. Nautical wire balustrades and floating internal stairs continue the bayside spirit.

A retrospective look into the future…

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A two townhouse project in a bayside suburb of Melbourne, including basement parking and lifts.

The dark metal clad first floor pod is a long linear element incorporating both townhouses into a singular connecting form; with a deck to articulate a subtle break between the owners.

Curved screen elements create private courtyards for the main bedrooms while also accentuating the separate main entries.

The restrained exterior palette of timber, metal and brickwork are complimented by the landscaped gardens and courtyards.

Solar panels, external sun protections screens, heated concrete floors, double glazing and northern orientation all add to a 6 star energy rated building.

Inspiration good for the heart and conscience!