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Beach Box Home, Perth

Project - Beach Box Home

Location - Perth, Australia

Product Used - HW636 Ice White

A well-deserved winner of Western Australia’s Innovation in Housing Project of the Year, the home consists of two individual buildings linked by a 15 metre gallery and magnificent central courtyard.

Architect: Gavin Hestelow Architect
Builder: Weststyle Design & Development
Photography: D-Max Photography

Australian residential building industry specialists Weststyle call this a “reinterpretation of the humble beach shack,” but we suspect that this is due more to location than design. A well-deserved winner of Western Australia’s Innovation in Housing Project of the Year, the home consists of two individual buildings, one for living and the other for sleeping, linked by a 15 metre gallery and magnificent central courtyard.

The living house is an open space with expansive glazing overlooking Perth’s famous Norfolk Pines. It has a high, angular, floating roof form, with timber lined ceilings complimented by the use of bronze glazing to reduce glare and provide a softer light. The sleeping house is wrapped in an amazing bronze external screen, intended to create privacy whilst permitting ventilation and a soft filtered light through the concealed windows.

The pallet of materials used throughout is minimal: off white concrete, travertine, limestone, natural oak timbers, bronze metalwork and soft white, matt painted timber lining combine to produce a gentle, natural, coastal palette. Really, who wouldn’t want to live here?

You can order a free sample of any of our products via the ‘Order A Free Sample’ button on each product page. You can also visit one of our showrooms in Toronto or New York to discuss your project with our showroom team. You can call us on 1 844 808 9663 or Contact Us with any other needs.