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external surfaces, which helps to achieve
a feel of one continuous space. It was
especially important that the main living
area on the first floor remain in touch with
nature, and using the natural and simple
materials assists with this.”
Rich wood cabinetry and concealed
doors create a space free of barriers and
limitations. The spacious kitchen and dining
room boast views through and around a
glassy pavilion, where the living room and
study are located.
The highly considered screening and
shading aids the enviable river views,
while controlling the western sun and
privacy from the adjacent streets.
“The corner block and focus on westerly
river views required treatments to deal
with the various solar access/blocking
and privacy concerns,” explains Don.
“We used automated Vental blinds as
well as aluminium and timber screens
combined with internal block-out blinds
The result is a clean, easy-care and
spacious residence, which will hopef ully
allow its owners to feel at home in Perth
after many years away.
06. The brief was for the master suite was to be self-contained
with a bathroom and tea-making facility. This offers the couple
privacy when their two adult sons are visiting.
07. A series of blinds and louvres control light and breeze, with
Vental automated external blinds, internal privacy blindsby
Executive Blind Solutions and automated and manual Breezway
08. The luxurious bathtub from Rogerseller is clad in stone tile
to match the floor, with Rogerseller fittings and vanity basin in
custom Calacatta marble from Bernini.
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