A house overlooking the trees designed for a semi-retired couple and their dog

This contemporary house by Bryant Alsop Architects, was designed for a semi-retired couple and their dog, who wanted a private haven to entertain guests, and at the same time engages with the surrounding trees and bay views.

Photography by Jack Lovel

 

This contemporary house by Bryant Alsop Architects was designed for a semi-retired couple and their dog who wanted a private haven to entertain guests, and at the same time would engage with the surrounding trees and bay views.

 

This contemporary house by Bryant Alsop Architects, was designed for a semi-retired couple and their dog, who wanted a private haven to entertain guests, and at the same time engages with the surrounding trees and bay views.

Photography by Jack Lovel

The architects were asked to create a home that had a sense of relaxation where the owners could escape their weekday life.


Uplighting has been used at the entrance to this home that follows through into the foyer.

Photography by Jack Lovel

Upon entering the home, you’re greeted by wood stairs that take you up to the main living level of the house.


Upon entering this home, you are greeted by wooden stairs that take you up to the main living level of the house.

Photography by Jack Lovel

The living area opens up to the balcony with views of the surrounding area, making it a great space for indoor/outdoor living and entertaining.


The living area of this Australian home opens up to the balcony with views of the surrounding area, making it a great space for indoor/outdoor living and entertaining.

Photography by Jack Lovel

Beside the living area is the indoor dining area and kitchen. In the dining room, the black chandelier matches the black chairs, while in the kitchen, a bright white kitchen island is a strong contrast against the dark wood cabinetry.


Beside the living area in this home is the indoor dining area and kitchen. In the dining room, the black chandelier matches the black chairs, while in the kitchen, a bright white kitchen island is a strong contrast against the dark wood cabinetry.

Photography by Jack Lovel

A custom dark wood wall unit displays personal items and matches the large wood pivoting door that leads to the bedroom.


In this house, a custom wooden wall unit displays personal items, and matches the large wooden pivoting door that leads to the bedroom.

Photography by Jack Lovel

In the bedroom, bright carpet creates a sense of fun, and simple white pendant lights have been installed as bedside table lamps.


In this bedroom, bright carpet creates a sense of fun, and simple white pendant lights have been installed as bedside table lamps.

Photography by Jack Lovel

In the bathroom, floor-to-ceiling tiles line the walls, and a corner window allows for lots of light to enter the space.


In this bathroom, floor-to-ceiling tiles line the walls, and a corner window allows for lots of light to enter the space.

Photography by Jack Lovel

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