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Lidcombe Display Suite
Lidcombe Display Suite
Advantage Interior Design
Inspiration for a mid-sized contemporary balcony in Sydney with a roof extension.
Oyster Bay Family Home
Oyster Bay Family Home
Karanda Interiors
Inspiration for a contemporary deck in Sydney.
HOME by belle Lindfield Renovation
HOME by belle Lindfield Renovation
HOME by belle
This is an example of a contemporary patio in Sydney with an outdoor kitchen and a roof extension.
Lane Cove
Lane Cove
red blue architecture + design
Contemporary full sun garden in Sydney with a garden path.
Mosman Harbour View Residence
Mosman Harbour View Residence
Studio Gestalt
This is an example of a contemporary balcony in Sydney.
Glen Iris
Glen Iris
Apex Landscapes & Pools
Contemporary rectangular pool in Melbourne with decking.
Beach House at Avoca Beach by Architecture Saville Isaacs
Beach House at Avoca Beach by Architecture Saville Isaacs
Architecture Saville Isaacs
Courtyard - Sand Pit Beach House at Avoca Beach by Architecture Saville Isaacs Project Summary Architecture Saville Isaacs https://www.architecturesavilleisaacs.com.au/ The core idea of people living and engaging with place is an underlying principle of our practice, given expression in the manner in which this home engages with the exterior, not in a general expansive nod to view, but in a varied and intimate manner. The interpretation of experiencing life at the beach in all its forms has been manifested in tangible spaces and places through the design of pavilions, courtyards and outdoor rooms. Architecture Saville Isaacs https://www.architecturesavilleisaacs.com.au/ A progression of pavilions and courtyards are strung off a circulation spine/breezeway, from street to beach: entry/car court; grassed west courtyard (existing tree); games pavilion; sand+fire courtyard (=sheltered heart); living pavilion; operable verandah; beach. The interiors reinforce architectural design principles and place-making, allowing every space to be utilised to its optimum. There is no differentiation between architecture and interiors: Interior becomes exterior, joinery becomes space modulator, materials become textural art brought to life by the sun.   Project Description Architecture Saville Isaacs https://www.architecturesavilleisaacs.com.au/ The core idea of people living and engaging with place is an underlying principle of our practice, given expression in the manner in which this home engages with the exterior, not in a general expansive nod to view, but in a varied and intimate manner. The house is designed to maximise the spectacular Avoca beachfront location with a variety of indoor and outdoor rooms in which to experience different aspects of beachside living. Client brief: home to accommodate a small family yet expandable to accommodate multiple guest configurations, varying levels of privacy, scale and interaction. A home which responds to its environment both functionally and aesthetically, with a preference for raw, natural and robust materials. Maximise connection – visual and physical – to beach. The response was a series of operable spaces relating in succession, maintaining focus/connection, to the beach. The public spaces have been designed as series of indoor/outdoor pavilions. Courtyards treated as outdoor rooms, creating ambiguity and blurring the distinction between inside and out. A progression of pavilions and courtyards are strung off circulation spine/breezeway, from street to beach: entry/car court; grassed west courtyard (existing tree); games pavilion; sand+fire courtyard (=sheltered heart); living pavilion; operable verandah; beach. Verandah is final transition space to beach: enclosable in winter; completely open in summer. This project seeks to demonstrates that focusing on the interrelationship with the surrounding environment, the volumetric quality and light enhanced sculpted open spaces, as well as the tactile quality of the materials, there is no need to showcase expensive finishes and create aesthetic gymnastics. The design avoids fashion and instead works with the timeless elements of materiality, space, volume and light, seeking to achieve a sense of calm, peace and tranquillity. Architecture Saville Isaacs https://www.architecturesavilleisaacs.com.au/ Focus is on the tactile quality of the materials: a consistent palette of concrete, raw recycled grey ironbark, steel and natural stone. Materials selections are raw, robust, low maintenance and recyclable. Light, natural and artificial, is used to sculpt the space and accentuate textural qualities of materials. Passive climatic design strategies (orientation, winter solar penetration, screening/shading, thermal mass and cross ventilation) result in stable indoor temperatures, requiring minimal use of heating and cooling. Architecture Saville Isaacs https://www.architecturesavilleisaacs.com.au/ Accommodation is naturally ventilated by eastern sea breezes, but sheltered from harsh afternoon winds. Both bore and rainwater are harvested for reuse. Low VOC and non-toxic materials and finishes, hydronic floor heating and ventilation ensure a healthy indoor environment. Project was the outcome of extensive collaboration with client, specialist consultants (including coastal erosion) and the builder. The interpretation of experiencing life by the sea in all its forms has been manifested in tangible spaces and places through the design of the pavilions, courtyards and outdoor rooms. The interior design has been an extension of the architectural intent, reinforcing architectural design principles and place-making, allowing every space to be utilised to its optimum capacity. There is no differentiation between architecture and interiors: Interior becomes exterior, joinery becomes space modulator, materials become textural art brought to life by the sun. Architecture Saville Isaacs https://www.architecturesavilleisaacs.com.au/ https://www.architecturesavilleisaacs.com.au/
Custom Designed St Andrews Beach House
Custom Designed St Andrews Beach House
Prebuilt
Architecture by Pleysier Perkins, Photography by Michael Kai
This is an example of a contemporary deck in Melbourne.
Beaumaris Residence
Beaumaris Residence
STUDIOMINT Architecture & Interiors
Photo of a mid-sized contemporary backyard rectangular lap pool in Melbourne.
Guthrie Ave
Guthrie Ave
McNally Architects
Photo of a contemporary backyard custom-shaped lap pool in Sydney.
Luxury Family Home
Luxury Family Home
Cordony Group
Design ideas for a mid-sized contemporary backyard deck in Sydney with an outdoor kitchen and a roof extension.
Burraneer Bay Project
Burraneer Bay Project
DeBu Studios
This is an example of a contemporary backyard deck in Sydney with with fireplace and a roof extension.
Alcorn St
Alcorn St
Surface Society
Design ideas for a contemporary deck in Other.
Cammeray family entertainer
Cammeray family entertainer
Think Outside Gardens
This garden was transformed from a derelict overgrown space into a modern family entertainer. A dark grey coloured bluestone was used as paving at the front of the property to ground the space and respect the formality of the traditional façade of the house whilst providing a contemporary transition to the new renovation at the rear. New picket fencing and a sliding gate system complete the renovation and secure the additional off street parking. Traditional planting of Wisteria and Lavender frame the house whilst fresh looking Viburnum grows along the front boundary. The rear of the property is defined by an entertaining area with a large timber deck, floating built in bench seating and generous rear garden. The well-proportioned lawn is framed with layers of tropical planting providing a lush backdrop to the garden and privacy to the rear of the home.
Leys Avenue
Leys Avenue
Tim Samuel Design
Built: 2018. Type: Design and Construct. Project details: Fully tiled Bisazza interior, cantilevered pool side cabana, custom pool water feature wall, Hardiedeck flooring, bluestone tiling, custom outdoor shower, Enviroswim pool sanitation, electric pool heating, lineal garden planting and LED garden lighting. Another beautiful house built by Baker Developments Pty Ltd - check out their work
Malvern House
Malvern House
V Three Architecture
Contemporary front yard garden in Melbourne with a garden path.
I see Wild
I see Wild
Phillip Withers
Design ideas for a contemporary partial sun garden in Melbourne with decomposed granite.
Willoughby House
Willoughby House
Advantage Interior Design
Design ideas for a contemporary verandah in Sydney.
Schuller House
Schuller House
Bennett Design Pty Ltd
Design ideas for a contemporary garden in Darwin.
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