Thornbury Home by Mesh Design

By Jessica • 34 mins in the past

Positioned in Thornbury, Victoria, Australia, this bright property was developed by Mesh Style.

It was completed in 2013, and has an interior that is vibrant and luminous.


Thornbury House by Mesh Style:

“The home is positioned in Thornbury, an inner northern suburb of Victoria (Australia) which has a quantity of early century homes, whose aesthetic we admire. We therefore didn’t want to adjust the virtually 25 year outdated component of our property, nor the streetscape but have been seeking for a contemporary renovation that suited our demands.

While we also necessary a standard open prepare design we didn’t want to reside in a massive open box and wanted defined regions of functionality. The north dealing with design encompasses the kitchen as the hub, with a huge island bench plus far more formal dining spot and has copious organic light. The living area to the east protected from the sun and the perform region for our small young children with a recessed fish tank in the wall surrounded by hidden storage cupboards.

We created the rear of the house to consist of passive solar design, so we have been blocking out the summer sun but letting in the winter sun that would heat up the polished concrete slab and release heat into the property when essential most in winter.

The windows are double glazed with lowe glass, walls and ceiling had highest r-worth insulation attainable. The exterior was clad in strong timber ‘spotted gum’ vertical planking that has a lovely organic feeling, it softens the sharp angles of the rear and keeps inside our palette of organic components. We desired to showcase that a solar passive home is practical but can also be visually appealing.

One particular of our principal aims was not to more than construct, respect the neighbors and retain a comfortable and useful rear yard.”

Floor Program

Photographs by: Peter Clarke

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