The living area opens to the outside
A residence made of stone and glass in Australia. The "surface" makes the building appear almost ethereal

Studio Bearchitecture has designed a three-storey residence that almost seems to float, thanks to the perception of light penetrating through its granite facades, like a monolithic sculpture carved on a single stone

The general feeling of lightness is in contrast to the reality of the 260 tons of granite which make up the surface of the building. While there is permanence in the structure, the interior spaces are light and open, notably in the living area, where the fully retractable glass doors open onto the adjacent courtyard

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Inside the structure, the blocks of granite facing each other extend inside the house surrounding the doors and windows. The narrow structure of the building is in contrast to the extravagant and colourful features of the interior furnishings of the house

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The main living area has an eclectic mix of furnishings, combining classic design elements, vintage artifacts and customized objects. Many of the items have bright colours and seem to be part of a collection

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A series of works of art are displayed throughout the house, such as works by artists like David Noonan, Mark Hilton, Heather B. Swann and Imants Tillers. All the works were selected by B.E Architecture and installed in a way that enhances interaction and adds something different to the home experience

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In addition to the large spaces set aside for entertainment, there are more isolated areas that have more private spaces such as a specially designed TV room that includes an olive green velvet sofa. The "master ensuite" is a luxurious private space, where the use of granite can be seen in the bathroom and in the massive customized granite basins. The bedroom and bathroom both open onto an inner courtyard lined with Japanese maples

Particolare del rivestimento in facciata

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