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Point King residence by Hassel Studio architects located on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, Australia is another great exemplar of how to connect with the outdoors using wisely chosen materials.
Connecting with the Outdoors
Limestone and wood blend with its surroundings and the ‘ironbark timber facade will fade to a grey colour, mimicking the Moonah trees indigenous to the area.’
“The house has been designed as a slatted timber box overlaying a limestone base. Nestled into the rear of a sloping block, the ground floor anchors the house, allowing the second floor to ‘float’, suggesting lightness.” [Source: archdaily]
Photographs: Earl Carter