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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.
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/
Beaumaris Residence
Beaumaris Residence
STUDIOMINT Architecture & Interiors
Photo of a mid-sized contemporary backyard rectangular lap pool in Melbourne.
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.
Roscommon House
Roscommon House
Neil Cownie Architect Pty Ltd
The organic shaped swimming pool is matched by the organic shape of the roof that provides shade to poolside furniture.
Mid-sized midcentury kidney-shaped pool in Perth with natural stone pavers.
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.
Hawthorn Garden
Hawthorn Garden
Ben Scott Garden Design
Mid-sized contemporary backyard patio in Melbourne with with fireplace and no cover.
Village House
Village House
Glow Design Group
Northern Courtyard Village House GLOW design group. Photo Jack Lovel
Design ideas for a mid-sized country deck in Melbourne with no cover.
Outdoor kitchen
Outdoor kitchen
Grindstone Landscapes
Custom-made outdoor kitchen, incorporating BBQ, fridge, Pizza oven, sink and storage space. Pergola creating a light filled covered dining space Travertine paving complimenting the contemporary colour palette
Bardon
Bardon
Rogers Pools
A beautiful 7m x 4.5m concrete pool, designed and built by Rogers Pools.
Mid-sized contemporary backyard rectangular pool in Brisbane with tile.
Freshwater
Freshwater
mm+j architects
This is an example of a mid-sized contemporary backyard and ground level deck in Sydney with a pergola.
Feng Shui Designed Homes
Feng Shui Designed Homes
Meritor Homes
Photo of a mid-sized contemporary backyard custom-shaped pool in Perth with concrete pavers.
Coutts St, Bulimba
Coutts St, Bulimba
Imagine Property Development
kitchen and living opening onto spacious deck
Mid-sized beach style backyard deck in Brisbane with a roof extension.
St. Lucia House
St. Lucia House
Jeffries Studio
Photo by Cathy Schusler
Design ideas for a mid-sized midcentury patio in Brisbane.
The Suburban Farmhaus
The Suburban Farmhaus
Howes & Homes Designs
The Suburban Farmhaus //⁠ ⁠ A hint of country in the city suburbs. What a joy it was working on this project together with talented designers, architects & builders.⁠⠀ ⁠ The design seamlessly curated, and the end product bringing the clients vision to life perfectly.⁠ Architect - @arcologic_design⁠ Interiors & Exteriors - @lahaus_creativestudio⁠ Documentation - @howes.and.homes.designs⁠ Builder - @sovereignbuilding⁠ Landscape - @jemhanbury⁠ Photography - @jody_darcy⁠
Contemporary Patio
Contemporary Patio
Photo of a mid-sized contemporary backyard patio in Perth with a roof extension.
2019 Gold Award - Residential 50-150m², ecodesign
2019 Gold Award - Residential 50-150m², ecodesign
AILDM
Mid-sized contemporary backyard patio in Sydney with brick pavers and a roof extension.
Burgess Pool
Burgess Pool
jaks timber
Rachel McDonald
Design ideas for a mid-sized contemporary backyard round aboveground pool in Melbourne with decking.
Beecroft Poolscape
Beecroft Poolscape
The Other Side Landscapes Pty Ltd
The Other Side landscapes was contracted to install the landscapes and pool surrounds to the rear yard of this recently renovated home. We instralled travertine stone tiles, to the pool concourse and turf steps. Retaining walls rendered and painted. Frameless glass pool fence. Photography Peter Brennan
Freshwater
Freshwater
mm+j architects
Mid-sized contemporary backyard and ground level deck in Sydney with a pergola.
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