Nestled in the suburb of Australia this fabulous and striking Victorian home extension and refurbishment treads a similar path as Robson Rak turn an aged and dark interior into a refreshing relaxing and energized setting.
A living area with floor-to-ceiling glass windows on three sides not only offers unabated ocean views but also a charming glimpse of the bustling city skyline in the opposite direction.
The use of stainless steel clips was a masterstroke that helps the architects to use the cedar boards without having to worry about damage over time due to seasonal expansion and contraction of wood.
A layer of felt below these cedar boards also helps improve both the acoustics and insulation of the home as every room and architectural feature inside has been designed keeping in mind the overall flow of sound through the spacious residence. With a curated backyard a relaxing pool deck and a spa this inimitable New York dwelling tells you that not everything is always about aesthetics alone!
Modern suburban homes are often characterized by a distinct lack of space both on the inside and outside. With space being an absolute premium the idea of an expansive family home surrounded by a beautiful natural landscape is a hard one to achieve even if one manages to muster up the necessary economic resources.
The structure of seems to be inspired by the petals of a flower as its four distinct wings spread out in different directions making the most of the available space. This also creates a spacious central zone with a sculptural staircase connecting the front and the back wings of the home nestled on split levels.
Nestled on the eastern shore of in the is one such masterpiece that blurs the line between the interior and outdoors without relying on a series of large glass doors and windows.