The skin of timber fringing on these townhomes, is meant to be a modern take on Victorian-era wrought iron latticework

30 Esplanade by Wood Marsh & Kendra Pinkus

Photography by Lynton Crabb Photography

 

Wood Marsh Architecture, together with interior designer Kendra Pinkus, have designed 30 Esplanade, a collection of 24 contemporary townhouses in Brighton, a beachside suburb of Melbourne, Australia.

 

30 Esplanade by Wood Marsh & Kendra Pinkus

Photography by Lynton Crabb Photography

“Our intention was to reinterpret the traditional Victorian terraces that line many of Brighton’s streets and reappropriate this ideal for a contemporary lifestyle,” says Wood Marsh Director, Randal Marsh. “The building’s strong skin is naturalised by the timber fringing; we consider this to be a modern take on the typical wrought iron latticework you would see in period homes.”

30 Esplanade by Wood Marsh & Kendra Pinkus

Photography by Lynton Crabb Photography

“Drawing inspiration from the neighbouring bay, we took the concept of coastal living and reimagined it with a depth of materiality and refinement that challenged conventional interpretations of seaside homes and stereotypical townhouses,” says Marsh.

30 Esplanade by Wood Marsh & Kendra Pinkus

Photography by Lynton Crabb Photography

Inside, the living room has a large wall of windows that lead out to a private outdoor space with a green wall.

30 Esplanade by Wood Marsh & Kendra Pinkus

Photography by Lynton Crabb Photography

An open floor plan connects the living, dining and kitchen areas.

30 Esplanade by Wood Marsh & Kendra Pinkus

Photography by Lynton Crabb Photography

The wooden ceiling helps create a focal zone for the kitchen.

30 Esplanade by Wood Marsh & Kendra Pinkus

Photography by Lynton Crabb Photography

30 Esplanade by Wood Marsh & Kendra Pinkus

Photography by Lynton Crabb Photography

The simple yet attractive bedrooms feature a neutral palette, as shown here in the master bedroom.

30 Esplanade by Wood Marsh & Kendra Pinkus

Photography by Lynton Crabb Photography

Off the master bedroom, is the master bath, a dark contrast to the light bedroom colors.

30 Esplanade by Wood Marsh & Kendra Pinkus

Photography by Lynton Crabb Photography

The second bedroom has lots of natural light from the floor to ceiling window.

30 Esplanade by Wood Marsh & Kendra Pinkus

Photography by Lynton Crabb Photography

Another element of the home is a large study, with custom wooden shelving.

30 Esplanade by Wood Marsh & Kendra Pinkus

Photography by Lynton Crabb Photography

30 Esplanade by Wood Marsh & Kendra Pinkus

Photography by Lynton Crabb Photography

30 Esplanade by Wood Marsh & Kendra Pinkus

Photography by Lynton Crabb Photography

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