Currumbin Waters House
Located on a steeply sloping site, the design strategy for this residence was to anchor the house in the hill rather than float above.
This preserved views from the street of the bushland beyond, provided valuable flat play space for a young family, afforded privacy from the street and enabled views within the tree canopy.
The plan is organised around a central north-east facing courtyard with living centrally-orientated, kids/guest bedrooms to the south and master to the north.
Everyday living is exposed to the elements and beautiful bushland setting. The living space opens on both sides, revealing the pool to the east and bushland to the west. It’s not uncommon to see the wallabies at dusk or koalas in the trees during the day from the lounge room.
Materials are robust and responsive to the site - hardwood cladding, concrete blockwork, steel roofing and black fibre-cement.
In time, it’s hoped the structure will recede into the shadows and the landscape come to the fore.