This residential project was designed for a young family living in inner urban Melbourne. Our brief was to create a comfortable functional family home that reflected the contemporary minimalist aesthetic the client desired.
The design concept combines thoughtful planning with layering of materials, textures and glass to expand the views through each space and create a sense of volume and spaciousness.
A communal living, dining and kitchen area is punctuated by a two storey void that brings an abundance of natural light into the space.
The joinery of both the kitchen and living space are finished in black, creating a dramatic backdrop for the presentation of feature elements and objects. A laundry, pantry and service entry to the house are concealed behind a wall of timber. This kitchen won the 2018 Trends International Design Award for best Australian architect designed kitchen.
The main bedroom, balcony and study space are located on the upper floor overlooking the void and city skyline beyond. The balance of separation and inter-connectivity between spaces makes this a unique yet functional family home.
Photography by Michael Kai