Auckland-based mostly architectural firm Bossley Architects has developed the Brown Vujcich House.
Completed in 2009, this contemporary house features a striking entry with a bridge that crosses a moat of plants.
It is found in Auckland, New Zealand.
Brown Vujcich Residence by Bossley Architects:
“This home is found on a narrow urban internet site in the heart of Herne Bay. Tight site controls and a sloping website resulted in a long narrow creating kind that actions down the slope of the website.
A single of the primary functions of the home is the entry which is reached by a bridge that crosses a moat of planting. The entry is glazed with translucent glass to give privacy and a lovely soft light to the interior spaces. The entry area is protected by a vertical cedar screen with intermittent horizontals painted with colors that have also been utilized on the interior and inspired by the clients’ amazing assortment of 1950 -60s furniture, art and ceramics.
Once within an open riser jarrah and steel stair with a hanging display of stainless steel mesh leads either upstairs to the major living degree or downstairs to the bedrooms and a second family living region.
The rooms on the reduce degree open out to the generally redundant side yards surrounding the house with every single room possessing its own terrace and outside room. The building actions down the web site and culminates in a terrace and pool off the family living room.
Light and privacy is modulated on the upper levels by opening and closing vertical lourveline panels or both cedar or aluminium. The living room opens out to a generous deck which with glimpses of the harbour.
Playful colours, finishes and hoop pine cabinetry enliven the interior spaces and the exterior materials of fine vertical cedar shiplap, double skin bagged brick reflect the clients’ really like of fifties and sixties architecture.”
Photographs by: Patrick Reynolds