* Residential Architecture: Aireys Inlet House by Turco & Associates
Posted by the editors on Sunday, 17 June 2012
Residential Architecture: Aireys Inlet House by Turco & Associates: “..The views from the site are seen as integral in the creation of this experience. Accordingly, presenting these views was a key design consideration, alongside the desire to create a strong; seamless; physical connection with the outdoors. The home is a contemporary response to the rural homestead vernacular, using the horizontal planes of the deck and roof line surrounding the living areas as devices for maximising these experiences.. A sequence of spaces through the house progressively provide an enhanced connection to nature – from the compressed entry threshold where views are limited, through the entrance corridor and reading area where the outside is visible through timber slatted screens, culminating in the progression down the steps and into the open living space where nature is completely revealed through expansive openings..” Extensive glazing, abundant natural light, nature, contextual sensibility..
image: Courtesy of Turco & Associates; article: “Aireys Inlet House / Turco & Associates” 22 May 2012. ArchDaily. <http://www.archdaily.com/236347>