Hover HouseContemporary Exterior, Melbourne

photography by Shannon McGrath

This is an example of a contemporary one-storey exterior in Melbourne with wood siding. —  Houzz
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

The Art of Decluttering added this to 6 Questions to Answer: Could I Become a Minimalist?22 April 2018

5. Could I borrow or hire it if I needed it?I’m a huge fan of the ‘sharing community’ and tool libraries, where instead of having to own everything you need in life, you can share them with others in your community. If you own a lawnmower, does your neighbour really need one too? If your brother has a chainsaw, do you really need to buy one as well?

Lunchbox Architect added this to The Aussie Beach Shack is All Grown Up30 June 2015

Hover HouseDesigned by Bower Architecture This is an open and airy courtyard house, still within easy reach of the beach. The courtyard typology has become popular for modern beach houses; a way to protect the home and occupants from sometimes hostile coastal weather. This style is especially popular in coastal towns where the home doesn’t have the benefit of sweeping ocean views. Instead, architects create an inward looking home with a beautiful green internal space. Courtyards provide a laid-back space for parents to relax and kids to play whilst still feeling connected to the rest of the home.

Rebecca Gross added this to Design Legacy: 5 Lessons Peter Muller Taught Us About Architecture17 March 2015

A CONTEMPORARY EXAMPLE: This new residence on the Mornington Peninsula maximises its battle-axe block, which has influenced the entire design of the house. Designed as a composition of geometric parts, two parallel rectangular forms – accommodating the bedroom wings – are intersected by the transverse living area. This achieves a gentle sense of enclosure and privacy around a grassy courtyard, while taking advantage of the northern light. Salvaged material has been used to add texture and interest along with a palette of recycled timber, steel and stone.

What Houzzers are commenting on:

Amanda Wijayasinghe added this to Amanda's ideas18 October 2019

Orientation like this so that the rooms on the sides dont look into the backyard but it has its own view

Colin Porter added this to Cladding21 August 2019

Anthracite sliding windows and cedar cladding

Timo Garde added this to Ideen von Timo17 July 2019

Die Offenheit des Wohnraums und seine Verbindung und Nähe zum Wohnraum

Julian Hughes added this to Raised roof idea13 July 2019

LIke this as the south facing side of the roof - timber cladding and deck leading straight on to grass

scott_joyner added this to Steps From Sliding Doors11 May 2019

Of course, this is exactly what Christian would love to do. I have to assume it is monstrously pricey and out of reach (?).

Andrew Robertson added this to webuser_474013824's ideas4 August 2018

Indoor/out door with wrap around

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