Studio, granny flat or pool property. Whichever you call it, it is certainly a popular solution for Australian households of late, no doubt due to growing property charges and men and women investing a good deal much more time at home thanks to the pandemic. So, when this light-weight-stuffed, multi-function dwelling landed in our inbox we just experienced to share. The operate of Hobbs Jamieson, this attractive studio is element of a loved ones house found in the northern Sydney suburb of Clontarf and really only, it is the vivid, white pool house of our goals.
“The home owners are a qualified couple with two youthful youngsters, and they preferred to make a multi-purpose pool house making that could purpose as a studio and secondary dwelling when expected. The household normally have overseas centered household go to and continue to be for a handful of months at a time,” suggests architect Adam Hobbs of the intention driving the venture.
With a gabled roof, and v-groove panelling, the studio complements the authentic time period detailing of the most important dwelling, and also falls in line with the upcoming renovation aspirations the proprietors have for the site.
“The task focussed on using whole edge of the sights toward the harbour and making a tranquil, private, self-contained space stuffed with mild that can accommodate multiple works by using,” claims Adam who explains that the house owners also use the house for training and a typical escape from the principal home.
As for the design and style, it capabilities a massive, vaulted ceiling with uncovered trusses and gable stop, apparent-storey windows. “This makes a superb emotion of openness for the house,” suggests Adam. The studio has a wall bed that can be put away to make space for the area to be utilized in various means.
An crucial technological depth is that the studio attributes fire retardant, non-combustible Australian hardwoods owing to the challenge remaining positioned within a BAL-29 bushfire rated spot.
“As for the stop consequence, we are joyful with the way the building elevates the internet site as a full, responds to the demands of a multi-goal temporary and the architectural proportions of the room internally and externally.”
Images: Luc Remond