This New House Covered With Shingles Adds Some Woodly Charm To The Street

Mani Architecture has designed a modern cottage-like house in Melbourne, Australia, that's covered in wood shingles and features a built-in table and chairs in the front garden. #Shingles #ModernHouse #HouseDesign #Architecture
Photography by Ben Hosking

Mani Architecture has designed a modern cottage-like house in Melbourne, Australia, that’s covered in wood shingles.

The house, which sits on a thin narrow lot, has a front garden with a built-in table and benches.

Mani Architecture has designed a modern cottage-like house in Melbourne, Australia, that's covered in wood shingles and features a built-in table and chairs in the front garden. #Shingles #ModernHouse #HouseDesign #Architecture
Photography by Ben Hosking

Inside the front door, there’s two separate entrances. The first leads to a master bedroom and bathroom with a walk-in closet. This bedroom is designed so that it can be used by the home owners themselves, or be rented out on a site like Airbnb.

The bedroom includes a custom designed wood headboard that includes built-in side tables, while the adjacent window looks out to the table and benches in the front garden.


Bedroom Ideas - This modern ebdroom includes a custom designed wood headboard that includes built-in side tables. #ModernBedroom #WoodHeadboard #BedroomIdeas #MasterBedroom
Photography by Ben Hosking

The bathroom makes a bold statement, with square black tiles covering the walls and floor. A skylight helps to keep the room bright.


Black Bathroom - This modern bathroom features square black tiles that cover the walls and floor. A skylight helps to keep the room bright. #BathroomIdeas #BlackBathroom #ModernBathroom
Photography by Ben Hosking

The second entrance reveals the main house with an open plan living and dining area. On one side of the room, there’s a built-in bar which can be used as a home office. The bar also drops down and forms the wood frame of the couch.


This modern house has an open plan living and dining area. On one side of the room, there's a built-in bar which can be used as a home office. The bar also drops down and forms the wood frame of the couch. #BuiltInBar #LivingRoom #ModernInterior
Photography by Ben Hosking

On the opposite side of the room is the dining area, that features a custom-designed large dining table with a wraparound bench, that also follows the lines the black-framed windows. At the end of the dining area, there’s a window that showcases the small plunge pool outside.


Dining Room Ideas - This modern house features a custom-designed large dining table with a wraparound bench, that also follows the lines the black-framed windows. At the end of the dining area, there's a window that showcases the small plunge pool outside. #DiningRoom #DiningRoomIdeas #Windows #BuiltInBench #BuiltInSeating
Photography by Ben Hosking

The kitchen is located at the rear of the home. Dark stained minimalist wood cabinets have been brightened up with the use of a pastel green tile.


Kitchen Ideas - This modern kitchen features dark stained minimalist wood cabinets that have been brightened up with the use of a pastel green tile. #DarkCabinets #KitchenDesign #ModernKitchen #GreenTiles
Photography by Ben Hosking

A door in the kitchen leads to a butlers pantry that features the same cabinets and tiles, keeping a cohesive appearance.


Pantry Ideas - A door in the kitchen leads to a butlers pantry that features the same dark cabinets and pastel green tiles, keeping a cohesive appearance. #ButlersPantry #Pantry #GreenTiles #DarkCabinets
Photography by Ben Hosking

At the end of the butlers pantry and behind a white pocket door, is a powder room. This time, the green tiles have been changed to blue, defining the bathroom as a separate space.


Powder Room Ideas - This modern powder room hidden behind a pocket door, features pastel blue tiles that cover the walls and floors. #PowderRoomIdeas #ModernPowderRoom #BathroomDesign #BlueTiles
Photography by Ben Hosking

A large sliding wood-framed glass door opens the kitchen to a covered patio, that features a sunken seating area with a table.


Outdoor Spaces - A large sliding wood-framed glass door opens this modern kitchen to a covered patio, that features a sunken seating area with a table. #Patio #SunkenTable #ModernOutdoorSpace
Photography by Ben Hosking

A small stepping stone path along the side of the house leads to the plunge pool, and connects to the front garden.


Landscaping Ideas - A small stepping stone path along the side of this modern shingle covered house, leads to a plunge pool, and connects to the front garden. #Path #GardenPath #Landscaping #Shingles #HouseDesign
Photography by Ben Hosking

The blue-tiled plunge pool has been built into a small alcove at the side of the house.


Swimming Pool Ideas - A blue-tiled plunge pool has been built into a small alcove at the side of this modern house. #PlungePool #SwimmingPool #Architecture #Windows
Photography by Ben Hosking

Back inside, and there are stairs heading up to the bedrooms. The stairs run alongside a wall of windows.


Stair Ideas - This modern staircase runs alongside a wall of windows, helping to fill the interior with plenty of natural light. #Stairs #Windows #ModernStairs #StairIdeas #StairDesign
Photography by Ben Hosking

At the top of the stairs, there’s windows that form part of the roof, and provide a view of the neighborhood.


Window Ideas - At the top of the stairs in this modern house, there's windows that form part of the roof, and provide a view of the neighborhood. #WIndows #WindowDesign #WindowIdeas
Photography by Ben Hosking

A pink bathroom off the main hallway adds a fun and soft pop of color to the interior.


Bathroom Ideas - This modern pink bathroom adds a fun and soft pop of color to the interior. #PinkBathroom #BathroomIdeas #ModernBathroom #BathroomDesign
Photography by Ben Hosking

The bathroom has a built-in bathtub with metallic accents, while a skylight adds natural light to the room.


Bathroom Ideas - This modern pink bathroom adds a fun and soft pop of color to the interior. #PinkBathroom #BathroomIdeas #ModernBathroom #BathroomDesign
Photography by Ben Hosking

At one end of the hall is a second master bedroom. Dark wood has been used to create a headboard that travels along the wall to become an open closet.


Bedroom Ideas - This modern bedroom features dark wood that has been used to create a headboard that travels along the wall to become an open closet. #BedroomDesign #BedroomIdeas #ModernBedroom #OpenCloset #WoodHeadboard
Photography by Ben Hosking

The open closet has a place to hang clothes, shelving for storing decor and folded items, and low drawers for bedding.


Bedroom Ideas - This modern bedroom features dark wood that has been used to create a headboard that travels along the wall to become an open closet. #BedroomDesign #BedroomIdeas #ModernBedroom #OpenCloset #WoodHeadboard
Photography by Ben Hosking

The master bedroom also has an ensuite bathroom covered in peach colored tiles, that also features an angled ceiling. The shower is located around the corner, directly beneath a skylight.


Bathroom Ideas - This modern ensuite bathroom has been covered in peach colored tiles, and features with an angled ceiling. The shower is located around the corner, directly beneath a skylight. #ModernBathroom #BathroomIdea #SquareTiles #PeachTiles #BathroomDesign
Photography by Ben Hosking

At the other end of the hallway is another bedroom. This bedroom features a custom-built cabinets that wrap around the door and make use of the entire wall.


Storage Ideas - This modern bedroom features a custom-built cabinets that wrap around the door and make use of the entire wall. #Closets #StorageIdeas
Photography by Ben Hosking

Here’s a look at the floor plan of the house.


Mani Architecture has designed a modern cottage-like house in Melbourne, Australia, that's covered in wood shingles.

To learn more, you can watch a video of the architects showing you through the house.


Video filmed by Red Brick Media | Architect: Mani Architecture | Pool: Form Pool Design | Steel Windows And Stairs: Tescher Forge | Wood Windows: Elite Windows + Doors | Joinery: Daniel Poole

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Entryway Ideas - This modern house has a built-in bench by the front door that also includes storage. #Bench #Entryway #InteriorDesign
This modern house has an open plan living and dining area. On one side of the room, there's a built-in bar which can be used as a home office. The bar also drops down and forms the wood frame of the couch. #BuiltInBar #LivingRoom #ModernInterior
Mani Architecture has designed a modern cottage-like house in Melbourne, Australia, that's covered in wood shingles and features a built-in table and chairs in the front garden. #Shingles #ModernHouse #HouseDesign #Architecture
Mani Architecture has designed a modern cottage-like house in Melbourne, Australia, that's covered in wood shingles.  #Shingles #ModernHouse #HouseDesign #Architecture
Stair Ideas - This modern staircase runs alongside a wall of windows, helping to fill the interior with plenty of natural light. #Stairs #Windows #ModernStairs #StairIdeas #StairDesign
Stair Ideas - This modern staircase runs alongside a wall of windows, helping to fill the interior with plenty of natural light. #Stairs #Windows #ModernStairs #StairIdeas #StairDesign
Stair Ideas - This modern staircase runs alongside a wall of windows, helping to fill the interior with plenty of natural light. #Stairs #Windows #ModernStairs #StairIdeas #StairDesign
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