Designed to the highest specifications by architects Bates Smart the penthouse that sits atop the award-winning Melburnian building on St Kilda Road is one of the finest inner city living spaces in Australia. The wrap-around observation deck gives unbroken vistas of Melbourne’s central business district the Royal Botanical Gardens and Port Philip.
This led to the creation of a very unique house that uses uniquely crafted wooden blinds that sync with the rest of the home and shut out the outside world when needed. (OR rather when the prying eyes are not needed) Solar-water heating cross-ventilation rainwater harvesting features and natural lighting make up the array of green features that help the building stay sustainable. On the inside the three-floor house are covered in a fine balance of wood and concrete to offer perfect ambiance.
The penthouse opens on to a further 400 square meters of outdoor space with a garden heated swimming pool and entertainment areas across four terraces. The 297.3 meter Eureka Tower in Melbourne’s Southbank precinct was the world’s tallest residential tower at the time of its completion in 2006. The building has since been surpassed in height by two developments in Dubai but the Eureka is still an astonishing achievement of high-rise construction dominating the city’s skyline.
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 interior sprawls over 280 square meters of living space in which there are two ensuite bedrooms a master bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe and an additional room with extensive shelving and storage that can be used as an extra bedroom or a study.
The Dalene Cabin opens up towards the south to offer plenty of natural ventilation and sunshine while it uses dark firpannels on the outside and oak on the inside to ensure that the aesthetics of the home are just about perfect.
This creation from the MPR Design Group is an ultra modern penthouse apartment perched on top of an original Art Deco building above. The apartment boasts unbroken views of Bondi Bay and Beach. Angular windows and skylights allow the 180 square meters of living space to be bathed in masses of natural light.