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resources & more images 47110 at search tida at Preceding pages: A dark-stained timber wall extends from the front door through to the kitchen, where it forms one side of a long scullery parallel to the main work area. The air conditioning vents are aligned with the cooking centre. Above: The long scullery, at right, runs parallel to the kitchen, and provides plenty of extra storage. Above right: Stainless steel creates a durable benchtop for the scullery. This room features an additional sink, open shelving, small appliances, a dishwasher, wine refrigerator and sliding vegetable baskets. Another reflective surface is the white glass front to the island, which is illuminated with LED lighting by night. To define the work space within the living area, the kitchen and a parallel scullery at the rear have oak flooring. Timber also features on a wall in the entry gallery, which extends through to the kitchen. “These materials reappear throughout the house,” says Wilson. “A sense of connection is also provided by a void to the first floor – the kitchen is literally the place where all the spaces come together.” search | save | share at Architect: Chris Wilson, Wilson & Hill Architects Kitchen manufacturer: General Joinery Cabinetry: Lacquered in Resene Wan White Benchtops: Caesarstone Pure White Splashback: Mirror glass Taps: Hansgrohe Lighting: Accent Lighting Oven and cooktop: Gaggenau Refrigeration: Samsung Flooring: Grey basalt from SCE Stone; oak flooring by James Mackay Builders Story by Colleen Hawkes Photography by Jamie Cobel