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with the design and I knew it would work
really well for my family, but it doesn't
reflect exactly what I would do again. It's
more about what you can do without too
e home is flooded with light in the
winter months due to clever angling which
favours the north side of the block. It's
also cool in summer because of blinds
on the outsides of the windows and an
overhanging roof eave upstairs.
Downstairs, the living areas all flow
seamlessly one to the other, taking you
effortlessly from the kitchen to the living
area to a cosy office-cum-spare room.
A concrete staircase, with European oak
wraps over each step, leads you upstairs
"When you're building a house, do you want
architecture or accommodation? Both are important.
We are a family that's out a lot, so I knew that the living
spaces and the design would suit us. But the architect
was pretty damn hard to please"
05 Raw, honest materials such as wood and concrete form the
palette around which the home was based.
06 The Venetian mirror in the bedroom was a gift from Dani's
mother. Find similar pieces at Scurr's in Mt Lawley.
07 The bath and black Phoenix Lisco taps were sourced from
Reece, while the bench tops are by Apaiser.
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