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Torquay Concrete House

A beautiful concrete house on the Victorian surf coast in Torquay, Australia. Idealised by Auhaus Architecture, the 4 bedroom family house has been designed as a walled sanctuary, opening up onto itself and allowing stunning views onto wetlands and a golf course. The material palette is rich and textured, and the combination of concrete and warm wood works wonders. The use of brass details along with marble and wood, add warmth to the natural concrete mass, while also providing exquisite patterning. Floor-to-ceiling glass windows stretch over two storeys, allowing natural light to stream through, and the main living area opens up to a lush courtyard, while two downstairs bedrooms and a study take in a climbing garden on the south side. Upstairs a master bedroom overlooks the courtyard as well as opening up onto its own private roof-top garden. Check out the photos below



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LUMINOODLE TASK LIGHT | Image

LUMINOODLE TASK LIGHT

Luminoodle Task is a flexible utility light strip that opens up a whole new world of lighting possibilities. The 3,600-lumen work light is ultra-thin and bendable, plus it wraps, magnets, and snakes where you need it most. The practical light has a weatherproof IP7 rating and glows with a light temperature of 5000K (for a natural light feeling). It can mount almost anywhere, and with the help of a simple built-in link loop, you can have multiple noodles attached tog...
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CORRIDOR BAR

The Corridor Bar from BDI is a highly contemporary and functional home bar, the perfect combination of style and function. The beautiful cabinet offers racking space for wine bottles and storage for a host of liquor bottles, glassware and all other kinds of bar implements are beautifully organized in the numerous open shelves and single closed drawer within. A black micro-etched glass top is the perfect work space to create your cocktails. An elegant solution that i...
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THE FRESHWATER HOUSE | BY CHENCHOW LITTLE ARCHITECTS | Image

THE FRESHWATER HOUSE | BY CHENCHOW LITTLE ARCHITECTS

Designed by Chenchow Little, the Freshwater House is a surfer/beach lover’s dream, right next to the beach. The Freshwater House developed the idea of the operable façade to mediate between the requirements for privacy and shading on a relatively public site adjacent to the…  beach. The resulting building is made up of three distinct parts; a podium base, a garden/ living space, and a bedroom volume clad with operable screens; each designed with unique spatial ...
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