On the top level of the addition is the master bedroom along with a sitting zone that overlooks the backyard. Instead of using an ultra-simple and more mundane cubic form the slight twist in the fresh structure gives it a distinct personality that draws you in.
Yet it is the exterior of the house that draws your attention instantly with two retaining concrete walls supporting the cantilevered frame of the house. This preserves the original lot as much as possible and fashion a residence that is as ecologically non-invasive as possible.
Built as a family retreat that combines modern ergonomics and comfort with the timeless charm of a rustic mountain cabin the exquisite escape offers the best of both worlds. Designed by Poss Architecture it draws you in with its unassuming charm and the spectacular view on offer!
But when Gavin Kelly moved from Australia to Seattle in the late 90s and was searching for a house in the he was unaware that the old 1960s residence he was about to buy was designed by Paul Kirk himself! With a roof that combined with its north and south side walls to create a homogenous structure this 1966 house was transformed into a modern hub a decade down the line.
Sandy Bay in Hobart is renowned for sunshine surf and beautiful beaches. But the gorgeous brings forth a totally different kind of wave as its latest addition moves away from rigid straight lines and embraces a more fluid silhouette.