Curated by Paula Pintos
HOUSES•MACMASTERS BEACH, AUSTRALIA
Architects: David Boyle Architect
Area: 231 m²
Photographs: Brett Boardman Photography
Manufacturers: Adbri, Anchor Ceramics, Breezway, CSR, Cemintel, Eco Outdoor, Lysaght, Viridian, AHJ Joinery, Artedomus, Briggs Veneers, Custom Steel Benchtop, Fine Earth Joinery, Frencham Cyprus, Onsite SD, Rockote, The Brick Pit
Design Team:David Boyle, Kevin Liu
Builder: Paterson Builders
Engineering: SDA Structures
Landscape: Pangkarra Landscape
Upholstery + Curtains: Smith + Levine
Civil + Hydraulic: Northrop
City: Macmasters Beach
Textual content description supplied by the architects. On the Breezeway Home, refuge and prospect will be discovered within the backyard between the pine bushes and the figs. It provides a joyous and interesting vacation spot for holidays by the seaside, the place shelter, shade and connection to the panorama are prioritised. Located on a sophisticated subdivided block with trapezoidal boundaries, cross easements and important cross-fall, the linear building kind is stretched alongside the southern boundary permitting a collection of gardens to buffer neighbouring buildings in addition to average visibility of the home from the road.
upplies are pure and sturdy, the place the hand and craft of the maker is apparent all through the structure and detailing of the home. Consideration given to the expertise of a seaside home has knowledgeable a poetic response to placemaking all through the location. The rhythm of the structural grid supplies an expressive logic to the spatial association, together with an intuitive twist within the higher stage roof kind echoes the Headlands at both finish of MacMasters Seashore. The angular geometry is explored at each the macro and micro stage.
Metal posts between suspended concrete slabs are hid, braced by infill brickwork, and clad externally and internally inside the breezeway with charred tongue and groove timber (reverse brick veneer). Inside the home, a timber-lined breezeway runs the complete size of the building. It supplies a dynamic, versatile house for the motion of air, individuals, and lightweight. This fastidiously crafted timber backbone warmly welcomes occupants and supplies entry to dynamic bed room areas that may open to one another in addition to to a collection of semi-enclosed backyard rooms. The breezeway helps to thermally regulate the home and supplies cross air flow with out compromising privateness.
Floor sliding doorways, excessive stage sliding panels and louvres contribute to a spatial ambiguity between being indoors and outside, which is mirrored in its materiality. The breezeway continues by way of to a balcony amongst the cover of the fig bushes and is supported above the bottom by a self-bracing bent metal put up. The under-croft space types a sheltered house for each play and parking. Other than entry to the seaside, the backyard room to the east of the home consists of seaside facilities sheltered by a excessive recycled brick wall and supplies a bathe, seating in addition to towel rails. Upstairs, residing, eating and cooking areas speak in confidence to elevated decks and terraces set amongst tree canopies and lookouts to the seaside.
Openings are fastidiously positioned to display screen present and future neighbours, seize breezes and body views of the headland. Two grasp bedrooms, twin interconnected bunkrooms permit for the pliability of 1, two or three household teams to concurrently occupy the home. A multi-purpose playroom, beneficiant seating areas, storage areas and quite a few outside areas present loads of alternatives for retreat in addition to for gathering. Desire was given to supplies which are pure, sustainable, sturdy and playful, emphasising moments of craft, patterns and texture to be found over time. The Breezeway Home combines the tectonics and rigour of building with the poetics of architecture.