Designalog

……….design diversity……….

* Residential Architecture: Boustred House by Ian Moore Architects

Posted by the editors on Thursday, 27 September 2012

Residential Architecture: Boustred House by Ian Moore Architects: “..nestled into a north-facing cliff in mosman, australia, the ‘boustred house’ by australian practice ian moore architects overlooks sydney‘s middle harbour towards the spit bridge and clontarf. the front door is accessed from the street by a pedestrian bridge positioned at the second floor. inside, inhabitants are welcomed with a stairway which descends the site to link the three storeys. a strip of glass skylights divide the home into two massings. northern volumes contains the living areas and bedrooms while the bathrooms, study and service areas are pushed along the southern boundary into an enclosed block..orienting views towards the backyard pool and northern panoramic vista, the rear facade expresses these volumes with stacked cantilevered roofs while a line of vertical fins support them along the western elevation, spanning the height of the ground level terrace and first floor balcony. the cement exterior is complimented with light bronze aluminum windows, sliding doors and external sun control louvers. a crisp palette of oak framed doorways and travertine floors unify the interior..the residence is shortlisted for the villa category of the 2012 world architecture festival..”  Modest street facade; extensive glazing, abundant natural light, views; luxurious details..

image: © daniel mayne; article: Designboom

designalog : contact

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: