Courtyard House
FIGR.
Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Tom Blachford

Courtyard House - Australian Exterior Entrance Architecture - FIGR. - Interior Archive

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From The Architects

The Courtyard House is a gesture to the convention of the Italian Palazzo and Australian patio house, commending the consistent association amongst open air and indoor spaces. The house is partitioned by three finished zones: the front yard, the patio and the back yard. The landscaped patio is the heart of the house, concealing the neighbouring homes while in the meantime revealing overhangs of the encompassing trees.

 

Courtyard House - Australian Hallway Architecture - FIGR. - Interior Archive

This quiet, calm space has a cozy association with the inside spaces of the house which uncover themselves from different points. Further celebration of the scene and nature is accomplished through the material palette. The inner timber batten roof not just aides and explores guests through the spaces, additionally makes an emotional juxtaposition to the white solid deck.

Courtyard House - Australian Kitchen Timber Architecture - FIGR. - Interior Archive

Extended darker brick was utilised to praise the outside texture of the encompassing setting of Templestowe and a further play on the horizontal way of the assembled shape proportions. An utilitarian material which sits serenely inside its setting is additionally an indication of this once average workers suburb. The brick is additionally utilised inside, making a progression of corridors which are broken by windows, enabling the light of the yard to spill into the passage.

Courtyard House - Australian Kitchen Timber Detailing Architecture - FIGR. - Interior Archive

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Courtyard House - Australian Living Room Timber Design - FIGR. - Interior Archive
Courtyard House - Local Dining Kitchen Timber Detailing - FIGR. - Interior Archive
Courtyard House - Local Kitchen Design - FIGR. - Interior Archive

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Courtyard House - Local Livingroom Timber Detailing - FIGR. - Interior Archive
Courtyard House - Local Stair Entrance Design - FIGR. - Interior Archive
Courtyard House - Local Timber Detailing Loungeroom - FIGR. - Interior Archive

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Courtyard House - Local Timber Garden - FIGR. - Interior Archive
Courtyard House - Local Timber Garden Architecture - FIGR. - Interior Archive
Courtyard House - Local Timber Kitchen Bench - FIGR. - Interior Archive

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Credits

Architects -

 FIGR.

Builder -

 Grundella

Engineer -

 Kaco Consulting Engineers

Landscape Architect -

 Mud Studio

Building Surveyor -

 Metro

Photography -

 Tom Blachford

Styling -

 Ruth Welsby

Furniture -

 Ross Didier

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