A double story, 4 bedroom, modern home full of angles and light, this abode was designed to encourage bright & uncluttered spaces – redefining family living. By using clever shapes and restraint there is a sense of calm and comfort that flows from beginning to end.
Project Name: Kellett Street
Studio Name: C. Kairouz Architects
Location: Northcote, Australia
Photography: Dylan James
Set back from the street the distinct roofline rises up over the 3 car, basement car park. Large windows are placed thoughtfully through the house, to make the most of solar gains, ventilation and views out towards the Dandenong ranges from the top floor. Grand ceilings and generous hallway sizes internally further emphasize space and air circulation. A void and wall of pivoting glass doors at the rear ensures the open plan living, kitchen and dining area has a strong connection with the outdoors, providing flexible alfresco/entertaining zones and a sense of drama.
The interior design and styling of the home was a collaboration between Melissa Vukadin & Kimberley Barker who wanted to mirror the fine detailing of the external elements into the internals and continue a spacious, restrained theme throughout. The overarching concept for the interior palette was inspired by nature with a neutral, pared back, and considered material selection and application.
The builder, JBM group worked closely with the entire design team to resolve challenges and ensure the final outcome was elevated to the highest quality possible. The well executed construction mirrored the design perfectly and ultimately created a home that is timeless and will have longevity for years to come.