It would appear that every single day we run into still another wonderful exemplory case of sophisticated utilization of wood and, more regularly than perhaps not, the designers and architects come out to be Aussies! Be careful Scandinavians and Japanese!
Stephen O’Connor and Annick Houle, associates at O’Connor and Houle Architecture, have the effect of creating this spectacular home in Blairgowrie on the Mornington Peninsula in Melbourne, Australia. The Pirates Bay House is definitely an L-shaped, one-storey, 200 square-meter (2152 square. ft.) house for both architects themselves and their twins.
The partners could enjoy all their beloved features, because this really is a task they could completely control, They benefit gradual life and harmony with nature. Additionally they emphasize the other ways by which the people connect to their living environment — the play of light on the walls and through windows and doorways, the sense of materials and designs, the breezes and ventilation throughout the making, and of course, the views and vistas at different times of your day and throughout different periods.
The perfect utilization of sunlight, rain and other natural resources, and the choice of gardening characteristics and indigenous plants that need little maintenance or watering, are area of the owners’ pursuit of sustainable living. Non-toxic resources, low-energy devices, recycled timbers were also chosen for exactly the same reason.
The result is definitely an sophisticated, minimal home which makes us think about self-sufficient Finnish summer homes with no running water, no energy, no indoor plumbing, yet with all of the pleasure.