Contemporary Elizabeth Street Residence by Dorrington Atcheson Architects

Architects: Dorrington Atcheson Architects
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Year: 2013
Photo courtesy: Dorrington Atcheson Architects
Description:

This new form in the legacy suburb of Freeman’s Bay is a creation of solid, steel and glass that gives a handshake to the past. Level composition on the precast solid dividers echoes the linearity of weatherboards. The rooftop, styled as a Dutch peak and clad in steel, is considered as tenable “storage room” space that makes reference to the dormers of pilgrim times.

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In spite of the fact that the house is translated inside of its rural setting as a solitary story structure, it offers two levels for living. At its base, a lengthened foot shaped impression compasses 20 meters (65.6 feet) to loan a feeling of liberality that is hoisted by the twofold stature void over the living zone. The modern palette meets its counterpoint in a cedar-wrapped insertion that bends into the parlor yet houses the carport. In the kitchen, a mass of cabinetry in dark recolored molecule board keeps on encasing a powder room and coat organizer, while brought down roofs characterize a closeness. Two cement walled dugouts turn into a different home office and studio for the proprietors.

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The shocking engineering geometry of the house is gotten in a winding stair of cement that prompts the upper level. Here, a corner to corner scaffold (again in precast cement) is a connection between the grown-ups and kids’ rooms. A devilish container of shading encases the restroom here, its faceted shape giving further visual hobby.

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A jolts and-all way to deal with the outline makes a residence that is purposefully testing with every component of its basic make-up uncovered. This family home fits the proprietors’ brief for an understanding of contemporary living that praises the crude articulation of materials with a surprising blend of openness and nook.

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