Some of the many green measures include the use of recycled Blackbutt timber in an extensive fashion both on outside and for the interiors to cut down both costs and carbon footprint high-performance glazing helps in better insulation and hence tones down the power bills in both the summer and the winter smart design and thermal insulation.
All of the apartment’s architectural materials have been sensitively selected to add a contemporary feel to the apartment both contrasting and complementing the historic frontage of the historic building beneath. The main structure is clad in a lightweight silver and white Alucobond skin; limestone and Calcutta marble stonework and lime washed timber floorboards and decking complete the elegant design.
Maybe it is just nostalgia or maybe the fact that one can never go back in time revisit the memories of the past but everyone of us is fond of those ‘wonder years’ of the past. And this home in Melbourne might well have that same allure for many who might look back at times that were simpler but also happier.
This glorious balcony forms part of the luxury penthouse on the top floor of Space Apartments in East Perth. The balcony and outdoor kitchenette area cover 100 square meters while the internal living space spreads over 221 square meters with four large bedrooms study room and entertainment theater. The apartment comes with two car bays and offers easy walking access to Perth’s Swan River and Royal Street Café Precinct.
The curved wall was used to create a covered exit to the rooftop terrace where the family living here can enjoy fresh air and views of the surroundings. On the inside the wall also acts as a defining feature helping the architects design a spectacular display of wooden beams and details contrasting with the white walls. The tall graceful curved beams achieve their length by being joined by unusual mirrored dovetails secured with wooden pegs.