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BDAA National Design Awards 2019 - James Hardie Industry Partner AwardContemporary Staircase, Melbourne

Located on a heritage-lined street in Melbourne’s Williamstown, a young family were seeking a contemporary home with ample room to grow. Benni Trajcevski of Achieve Design Group answered their call, creating the epitome of modern living concealed behind a modest façade. To achieve the long wish list including large indoor and outdoor gathering spaces to entertain family and friends, separate adult and children living and sleeping zones, and a pool suitable for year-round use, Benni has maximised every inch of the block. Seamless transitional spaces link inside with out. This flow between the indoors and outdoors is a key feature of the home, achieved through generous open floor planning and glazing. For example, large hidden sliding doors allow the pool to be closed-off for use in winter; acrylic glass panels link the pool with the sunken lounge, which includes a fire pit for year-round comfort. The inclusion of a courtyard and voids throughout create separate useable zones while maintaining the feeling of spaciousness. Orientated to the north and surrounded with floor to ceiling windows to optimise natural light, the courtyard divides the formal lounge area with the informal living area, while the first floor is divided into four separate wings for privacy and functionality. The interiors are detailed with quality materials and finishes to achieve a sleek and sophisticated aesthetic. Contrasting materials in muted tones, including tiles, steel and lightweight timbers are featured throughout. Corian and a moss green wall are unexpected features.

Design ideas for a contemporary wood floating staircase in Melbourne with open risers and glass railing. —  Houzz
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Lydia Dembélé added this to Escaliers10 September 2021

Grosse marche sur laquelle repose les escaliers. Sépare les espaces. Peut être joli pour déposer des plantes ou des statues

Kate Hudson added this to Kilbride - K+P1 August 2021

Like the openness, not sure if practical for us though

sos190 added this to Queen street renovation23 July 2021

open staircase and glass down the side

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