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Barkly Street House

Commendation Residential Design: New Project - $600K-$1M construction cost

Designer: Mt Martha Drafting & Design
Builder: JDB Construction
Photographer: Kirah White & Jake Doherty
Location: Mornington, VIC

A reimagining of beach-side design has resulted in this coastal suburban home, containing clean lines, extensive warm timbers and a minimal palette of materials, delivering a peaceful tranquility. The uses of clever, but simple, design principles maximise natural light, connection to outdoor spaces and passive solar performance. There is an emphasis on natural and sustainable Australian materials throughout. The expansive, north-facing deck and BBQ area make this home an entertaining delight in summer, opening up to embrace indoor/outdoor living and snuggling down in winter, without losing connectivity with the outdoors.