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BDAV 2017 Building Design Awards

Martha's Peak

Winner Residential Design: New House - $600K-$1M construction cost

Designer: Arki Design Studio
Builder: Owner/Builder
Photographer: Chris Groenhout
Location: Mount Martha, VIC

This bold design showcases a creative combination of concrete and timber, with an innovative floor plan designed to capture natural light and views, without compromising the use of space. The response to the difficult, heavily-sloped site results in the building form sinking into the site as it recesses from its striking fa├žade. The minimalistic design, clean lines and expansive spaces create a contemporary and luxurious feel throughout. Primary, internal living spaces are surrounded by external open space providing a seamless sense of internal/external living whilst maintaining privacy and a sense of seclusion. A great outcome on a tricky site.