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Chewton Bushlands

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Location: Chewton
Architect: Lifehouse Design
Key features: Ribbed Colorbond TRIMDEK, radial timber, Birch ply, burnished concrete, double glazing low E Lightbridge glass windows.

This split-level, three-bedroom home hunkers into an east-facing slope adjoining Crown land. This orientation provided a particular design challenge in maximising north windows while optimising views to the east.

A strategically designed ‘sail’ roof and pergola frames along with double glazing low E Lightbridge glass windows and burnished concrete help moderate interior temperatures throughout the year and help visually anchor the building on the site.

The textures of the garden are balanced by a textured palette of materials – ribbed Colorbond TRIMDEK, radial timber, Birch ply, burnished concrete – creating a restful, rustic space in which to live.


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