Architecture Design of Emplacement House
Description About The Project
Emplacement House designed by NTF Architecture, enviably located across from Como Park to the rear. There is an emphasis on the natural feeling secluded and removed, which celebrated in the design. Indeed, one of the fundamentals of shelter is the feeling of protection and enclosure. And the materiality and direction of views outward ensure privacy is never questioned. Hence, as a single story home from the street, the additional levels open up to the rear and to the abundant greenery. Although elevated, the form feels concealed from the park, and in contain its streetscape presence aims to fit unobtrusively amongst the existing vernacular.
With the Eastern views as the focus, the home almost turns its back on the nearby freeway, with integrated acoustic abatement. The ability to open the home and optimize solar gain, ventilation and natural light was imperative to the brief and directed how the home operates and its orientation. The landscape plays an integral role as an extension of daily life, with its own dedicated outdoor rooms. As well as feel like its own oasis, as a place of repose from the busyness of life, the house also needed to breathe and optimize its positioning.
Sit horizontal and low across its site, the form takes on a landscape format, weighted in place. The formal arrangement is the result of priority views. While its three levels tuck into the sloping site to the rear. Indeed, encased in concrete and glass, the permanence and longevity of the home articulated from both the exterior and interior. Once insides, the living room, dining room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom offers high end amenities for the owner. Through its own quiet confidence, Emplacement is intentionally hardy and timeless, willing and able to evolve alongside its custodians.
The Architecture Design Project Information:
- Project Name: Emplacement House
- Location: South Yarra, Australia
- Project Year: 2021
- Area: 586 m²
- Designed by: NTF Architecture
The Emplacement House Gallery:
Text by the Architects: In creating an anchored place for life and its daily rituals to unfold, Emplacement is designed to be able to accommodate change, remain relevant, and through attention to detail and craft, last the tests of time. Replace an existing 1970s dwelling that had been left to the elements, the proposal is proportioned from the exterior and feels generous from within. The planning ensures efficient planning for its five bedrooms, a multi car garage, and open living areas, while also ensure residents never feel disconnected.
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