This is a coastal house inspired by the affects of the coastal wind. Designed by Seeley Architects, this house use wood for the main material that give natural views on the house. The exterior made of timber boards that fixed with maritime bronze nails that durable to the coastal condition. It located near Australia’s famed Great Ocean Road in Anglesea, Victoria. This house has roof that gently rolls like coastal vegetation that pruned by the wind. This house offers beautiful view of the sky and coastal through the hanging terrace on the second floor. To provide privacy to occupants it using battened screens, block the view from neighbours. When you enter the house, you will see an area that provide concrete walls that form the staircase spine. This area built for the teenager, featured with a swathe of bunks, a TV nook and a pool table.
On the second floor you will find kitchen area, master bedroom, bathroom, guestroom and study area. In this floor you can see the beautiful views along the coastal cliffs and Southern ocean. This house looks simple but complex, showing the integration between the house with the environments.
Photography by Zoe Economides, John Walker, and David Seeley
Design of House