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Residential Design - New Homes over $1M construction cost

Asia Modern

Residential Design – New Homes over $1M construction cost
Graham Jones Design
(03) 5975 8747
Chris Groenhout

Being regular travelers to south-east Asia, the owners loved the feel of contemporary Asian residences – the arrangement of seamless spaces which utilise outdoor living, separate pavilions set amongst water gardens, and the elegant use of beautiful timbers and natural stone. Their design brief called for many specific elements peculiar to their lifestyle needs, and that of a large family. These requirements have been skillfully interpreted to create a home which exudes personality – from its balanced proportions and space planning, its clarity of purpose as defined by its outdoor living and entertaining spaces, and its beautifully crafted detailing of Asian influences.

The Asia Modern was voted unanimously by the judges to win the award for “Residential Design - New Homes over $1M construction cost”. The client brief – “to create a tropical, Asian style home ….” – was certainly achieved in this impressive amalgam of materials and design concepts which truly encapsulate the desired feel. The sloping site has been used to its greatest advantage, and creating a unique multi-leveled dwelling which maximises indoor and outdoor entertaining. The house is pure indulgence, using materials to create just the right ambiance. The rear Balinese pavilions are separated from the front section of the dwelling by lush water gardens. An eye to detail has been the order here, and everything from the Teppanyaki bar kitchen to the bathrooms is testament to the style intended. “We’re sure the client would have been most excited with the outcome… we certainly were,” said the Judging Panel.