* Residential Architecture: Relaxo Ranch by Wolveridge Architects
Posted by the editors on Thursday, 28 June 2012
Residential Architecture: Relaxo Ranch by Wolveridge Architects: “..The project [is] conceived for a gently sloping site with terrific sea views and wind exposure [and] desirable and uninterrupted eastern rear views into natural bushland..An earthy structure meets the entry, a timber cube forming the street entry. Access to the dwelling via a rammed earth spine wall leads to a first floor living space and connection with the view..from here the architecture is a steel and compressed sheet framed structure, weather protective and akin to the beach boxes which dot the nearby coastline..a painted compressed sheet balcony screen provides a filtered light into the dwelling while restricting views into the undesirable views – the existing residential subdivision below the site..protected outdoor areas..” Ample glazing, natural light and views, indoor/outdoor sensibility, abundant exterior and interior wood, steel..
image: Courtesy of Wolveridge Architects; article: ”Relaxo Ranch / Wolveridge Architects” 26 Jun 2012. ArchDaily. <http://www.archdaily.com/247363>