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Above and right: The 25m lane pool is only one of many features in the home. This floor features a 13m clear-span sliding door. In order to maintain the home’s elegant architecture, the profiles were kept as slim as possible, while still enabling the wide 10m spans between columns, which, for a home, are quite substantial. search | save | share at sandstone, which became a highlight throughout. The recurrence of roasted blackbutt timber and limestone, carried across all floors, helps create the resort feel so important to the client.” There are a number of architectural features inside the home. The spiral staircase from the entry to the children’s level echoes the Nautilus seashell, with each tread more tightly curved and larger to reflect the golden spiral ratio. “We also designed a green wall into another staircase to boost air quality and as a feature,” says Jones. “There’s a wealth of intricate detailing in the custom joinery throughout the house.