Stunning Hill House design in Melbourne

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By Zolton in Architecture on Thursday 29 March 2012

Ok, so in my next life, the one where money is no object and I have the kind of taste that just demands to live in a home like this, I’ll be making a bid on this adventurous, creative residence designed by Melbourne’s Andrew Maynard Architects. Why? Hmm, aside from the super cool exterior and interior, their mission statement says it best: ‘At the Hill House, the entry is reorientated. The kitchen, the nerve centre, the hub of the house, is the new greeting point. Beyond is the park. Adjacent is the living space, the yard and the “kids’ house” beyond’. Yes, when the kids house in more impressive than your own home, you know you’re experiencing true design envy. Brilliant.

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Melbourne’s Klein Bottle House

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By Zolton in Architecture on Wednesday 27 August 2008

I love the interesting lines and clever use of sustainable materials found in the Klein Bottle House, a holiday place in Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula. The architects, McBride Charles Ryan, based the design around the concept of the Klein Bottle, ‘a descriptive model of a surface developed by topological mathematicians’.

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