The large modern residence is as polished on the outside as it is on the inside. A careful blend of black and white shapes the exterior of the house with a wooden box-style extension adding textural contrast.
A midcentury side table with distressed finish sits in the corner while the fireplace blends into the white backdrop seamlessly. Additional seating options come in the form of a comfy gray lounger and twin armchairs that once again borrow heavily from midcentury design.
When Cox Architecture decided to build their new office in Melbourne it was a trip that took them down the less beaten path. Dubbed as ‘’ the new nerve-center of the company’s operations was built to comfortable accommodate individual working spaces for the 75 employees who specializes in departments varying from model-making and desktop publishing to administrative staff and IT support.
Improvising on the idea of the classic holiday cabin in the woods this contemporary vacation home brings together several individual structures to create a comfortable and breezy escape. The sculptural wood and glass exterior of each edifice adds to the overall experience even as a forest filled with strawberry trees and pines provides a cloak of greenery.
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.
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.
Wood is the primary material of choice on the inside with the office oozing a distinct modern style with edgy industrial overtones. Specifically designated workspaces are combined with sweeping meeting zones which include both formal and informal ones.