“Our brief was to create beautiful urban building and sanctuary within the city block, a beautifully designed pool to be the centre of their day-to-day living of the occupants”

A contemporary Alteration and addition to a period semi in Sydney’s eclectic suburb Marrickville, in the inner west. We set out to design a family Home with an emphasis on outdoor living.

A series of floating forms make up the first floor bedroom and amenity.

The living spaces are orientated to the north and form around a central pool and courtyard.  Large glass openings enhance light and create a rich and atmospheric outlook to the pool and garden.

A hit and miss brick wall activates the street front and creates a distinct connection between the interior spaces and the surrounding context.

“We like to design spaces that are connected to the outdoors and surrounding context, these connections created can be either physical or more abstract and poetic”.