The ingenious gas stove addition in the living room also doubles as a smart divider between the living and dining spaces and the and give the home a hint of sustainability. The use of natural pine wood obtained locally and other eco-friendly materials used in shaping the also helped in cutting down the carbon footprint of this elegant contemporary home set in an idyllic landscape.
The garden that surrounds the house welcomes you at the entrance and also acts as a natural screen and a visual barrier. The lower level of the house features an open-plan living area with the kitchen and the dining space leading into the lovely backyard.
A large opening above the kitchen allows light to filter through from the top floor even as the inimitable Tom Dixon Copper pendant lights add a bright metallic glint to the space. Long corridors double up as storage space with built-in shelves and hidden cabinets while an ergonomic home office is tucked away in the rear.
Illustrating how to use the corner space with style the plush bedroom combines privacy with wonderful garden views. Framed posters cool collectibles and carefully curated decor complement this mid-century modern look. Additions like the custom-crafted chalkboard wall in one of the dining rooms decor inspired by the iconic Tulip tables and chairs and sculptural lighting complete this
To minimize the impact of the building to the site — it’s a hybrid structure made entirely of wood with some steel and very little concrete — the architects also ensured that the house is completely off the grid. Which is why independent sources of heat and electricity were added.
Conjured up and brought to life by Ranquist Development Group all the condominiums in the structure make a similar style statement and vary between in size. An open-plan living area with an elegant kitchen and smart dining space leads into the bedrooms the master suite and the versatile work areas.
The top floor of the house features the bedrooms and the bathrooms and while the views from the top level are limited the extensive use of wood gives the interior a warm cozy atmosphere. Elegant and functional this Sydney home puts practicality ahead of aesthetics.