Williamstown beach house by Steve Domoney Architecture
Architects: Steve Domoney Architecture
Location: Williamstown, Australia
Photo courtesy: Derek Swalwell
With a property found straightforwardly inverse the sandy shoreline of an isolates shoreline, the essential drive in planning another home on this site is clearly to give the most grounded conceivable association from inside of the house to the shoreline and ocean past.
With the extents of the square supporting its profundity instead of its facade, the test got to be one of best giving this association with the greater part of the living settlement zones, whether to the front or back of the house. Further thought was expected to giving an open air space ensured against winning winds and ocean breezes, where one can sit easily outside, getting a charge out of the shoreline environs paying little respect to Melbourne’s changing climate dispositions.
The subsequent arrangement structure with living territories to the first floor, suits the vital visual linkage to the shoreline from all zones, be it kitchen, feasting, family space and parlor, through a faceted glass veneer and ensured outside porch zone. The course of action of space is intentionally transparent, summoning an ‘occasion at home’ feel all through. The rooftop floats and wanders over these zones apparently separated from the dividers underneath, exhibiting a lamp like vicinity during the evening.
Limestone has been utilized widely all through, referencing the sand tone of the shoreline, with rich inner timbers giving the offset and vital warmth in a very nearly Balinese-like blend. The outside palette of limestone and dim weathered zinc framing gives flexibility to the unforgiving ocean front condition whilst giving a guaranteed gesture to a casual waterfront home typology.
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