Elegant design of Warrandyte House in Melbourne made by Alexandra Buchanan Architecture whose architectural philosophy is collaborative, constructive and enjoyable. Indeed, they provide architectural solutions that are unique, practical and elegant design. Specially, this home utilizes the challenges of the site to create a series of dynamic spaces that slide & tumble with the surrounding terrain which has resulted in lots of natural light as well as stunning views of the bushland.

Combining stone and timber with contemporary construction materials including glass and steel the dwelling takes its cues from the material character of the rocky and forested surrounds. In addition, naturally finished stone walls bring tactility and warmth to the interior and allow the exterior of the building to gently recede into the bushland setting. Certainly, this home is an unique house with wonderful living room ideas; dining room idea; kitchen idea; bedroom idea; bathroom idea; outdoor living idea; and other great ideas.

The Architecture Design Project Information:

Elegant Design of Warrandyte House
The siting of the Warrandyte House is highly dramatic and not without its challenges. Yet environmental and bushfire restrictions proved to be little deterrent to a Melbourne couple determined to build a contemporary rural retreat in a prime location on a stunning bushland perch above the Yarra River.
Despite the texture and solidity of the drystone walls that wrap the exterior and fold through a glazed circulation slot, the house has a lightness that is enhanced by twin butterfly roofs that lift the eaves to catch daylight from every direction.
Elegant Design of Warrandyte House
Elegant Design of Warrandyte House
With deliberately solid east and west walls flanking almost entirely open central spaces that direct views to the sky & treetops beyond. Practical, private, service areas are concealled within a rich material pallette that create a warm textural foil to contemporary family living.
Elegant Design of Warrandyte House
Elegant Design of Warrandyte House
Elegant Design of Warrandyte House
Elegant Design of Warrandyte House
Centered around a series of cascading internal & external entertaining terraces, with fully operable doors to offer light and connectivity these modest individual floor areas can make way to more expansive spaces that articulate views, and channel breezes through the house.
Elegant Design of Warrandyte House
Elegant Design of Warrandyte House
Elegant Design of Warrandyte House

The Warrandyte House Gallery:

Text by the Architects: Victorian home creates a cascade of contemporary family living spaces within a bushfire area. The house is modest in area with a highly efficient & elegant plan offering flexibility, growth and practicality for its young family.

Photo credit: Marvelle Photography| Source: Alexandra Buchanan Architecture

For more information about this project; please contact the Architecture firm :
– Add: 7/30 Florence St, Teneriffe QLD 4005, Australia
– Tel: +61 7 3252 2613
– Email: [email protected]

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