Situated in Sydney, Australia, this contemporary three-storey residence was designed by Richard Cole Architecture.
Description by Richard Cole Architecture A sculptural response to an uncovered nook website overlooking Middle Harbour in Sydney builds on the materiality of the prevailing sandstone base to create a dramatic and layered type. By cautious manipulation of openings the substantial home achieves a stability of privateness and outlook, mild and shelter, texture and heat. To construct a home overlooking Sydney Harbour is a privilege to not be undertaken flippantly. This home strives to create a up to date dwelling which harbours the on a regular basis experiences, aspirations and interactions of a household and contributes to the wealthy context of the populated slopes and fingers of bushland that attain into the waterway. The website is uncovered to 2 street frontages, and slopes considerably to the east. The type responds to this dramatic nook website with a stratified meeting overlaid by a easy skillion roof that mirrors the slope of the land. The stepping type creates terraces which prolong the indoor dwelling areas to the surface, creating sheltered locations of prospect. The solidity of the mass is eroded by a central double peak area, permitting mild to permeate via the stairwell to the decrease floor flooring. The heat, substantial character of the dwelling is rigorously composed by the use of the readability of detailing, a palette of tactile pure supplies and the cautious manipulation of sunshine. The constructing aspires to magnificence, substance and place making as a way to present a vessel during which a household can develop. Photography by Simon Wood Visit Richard Cole Architecture