Australia Trends Home Trends Volume 32 No 2 Australia - Page 77

Architect: Architecture Smith + Scully; project team: Hilary Scully, Sasha Hendry, Craig Jansen and Carolyn Smith Interior designer: Kerry McComish Landscape designers: Jane Kordina and Alan Gibson Kitchen manufacturer: Huntly Joinery Cladding: Red cedar vertical weatherboards from Herman Pacific; fibre cement sheet with battens Window/joinery: Architectural & Metro Series joinery from APL Windowmakers Main flooring: American Walnut Rustic from Vienna Woods Tiles: Designa Tiles Heating: Rinnai gas external infinity water heater; Escea DX 1500 fireplace with ducting; Warm-up undertile heating Lighting: Lighthouse North Shore Furniture: Danske Mobler Awards: TIDA Home, highly commended Story by Charles Moxham Photography by Mark Scowen more award winners, search: TIDA at more images, search: 48003 at Facing page and left: The home’s feature walnut, floating staircase is also enjoyed from the outside. LED lights under the stair treads are also used in the sheltered, private courtyard for under-bench lighting. Above: Narrow-waisted – the ground floor plan shows how the courtyards step in at the middle of the design. These sheltered outdoor spaces connect to nature, offer shelter from the elements, and optimise natural light penetration into the interior. search | save | share at