As is the case with most modern homes set in such panoramic landscapes it is the extensive use of glass windows sliding doors and a smart indoor-outdoor interplay that blur the line between the scenery outside and the comfy living space indoors.
The exterior of this Aussie home brings together form and functionality effortlessly as fire-resistant spotted gum cladding and concrete panels offer perfect insulation along with visual and textural intrigue. It is this blend of materials that gives the residence its unique identity and this balance between concrete and warm wooden elements is also continued indoors.
It is only once you step inside that you notice a subtle change in style. The new extension and the changes to the interior were crafted to blend in with the existing structure as a muted color scheme and cozy wooden surfaces give the revitalized residence a snug relaxing ambiance.
Exposed brick walls at the entrance wooden ceiling turnbuckles and beams blend in effortlessly with contemporary elements while a refined color scheme that is dominated by white and gray defines the cool cultured ambiance indoors.
Paddington is an inner suburb of Brisbane that is nestled largely on steep ridges hills and undulating terrain. It is barely a surprise then that this lovely family home also sits on a steeply sloping lot which defined the overall silhouette and style of the residence.
Connecting the interior with the series of gardens slide away windows and large glass doors create a light-filled inviting ambiance where the panoramic view outside takes center stage.
Modern extensions to classic homes often take inspiration from the existing setting and the idea is to find that delicate balance between the existing and the new with one space flowing into the other.