It is the wooden balcony and the stained cedar-clad walls on the upper level that give a certain amount of contrast to an otherwise monochromatic street façade. Keeping out noise and unnecessary intrusions the basement home office towards the south corner of the house lets the homeowners work in peace.
All the four homes share a common terrace that also contains walkways that weave through the thick vegetation and provide stunning views of the scenery outside. Apart from the expansive deck each house has a cross-shaped floor plan with the living area bedroom entrance and bathroom all enjoying a wonderful view of the many sights and sounds outside. Living among the treetops becomes even more tranquil with the natural interiors eliminating any unnecessary disturbances and the décor being kept simple minimal and unassuming.
There is more though here as a spacious meeting room conference areas a kitchen dining informal meeting areas and a stunning central ‘events space’ find room inside this ingenious new office.
Moving away from the mundane the new office welcomes both employees and clients with a grand entry where entire staff can come together each morning. A professional library here also showcases the best work of Cox Architecture and is sure to make a big visual impact on anyone new walking in.
The land around the house is used for active agrarian purpose and hence the farmhouse itself needed to be a blend of the right aesthetics and functionality. With stunning views of the distant mountains wonderful scenery and Lake Massawippi playing a pivotal role in shaping the orientation of the three buildings of the farmhouse and the placement of windows life here is definitely a visual treat!
With the open living connected to the garden outside using large glass windows and sliding glass doors the transition between both the areas is seamless. White sheers keep out harsh direct sunlight and smart Scandinavian style décor completes this exceptional and ground-breaking Aussie home.
Sliding barn doors shield glass windows and doors from the rough agricultural activity around the house while on the inside a neutral color palette rustic chic décor and plenty of natural light fashion a serene living environment. Privacy beautiful views and a respect for the rich heritage of the region are reflected beautifully in the design of this chic farmhouse.