Island House – Summer Hill

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Island House is a south facing home that utilises a north opening roof form to draw sunshine and sky light into the house. A kitchen island sits central to the living spaces of the house and ties in with the raking ceiling geometry.  Bi-fold doors open a slither of side passage courtyard to extend the space of the kitchen in fine weather.

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A heavy masonry fireplace and chimney aligns with the kitchen island bench and anchors the rear elevation of the house. A rear deck, flush with the interior, steps down to the garden level.

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High level windows admit northern sunlight over the kitchen and living spaces.

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PROJECT: Island House
LOCATION: Summer Hill, NSW
YEAR: 2010 ~ 2012
PEOPLE: Adam Russell, Greg Bachmeyer.
CLIENT: Private Client
COLLABORATORS: Serrao Smith (Engineers).
BUILDER: AKR Constructions
PHOTOGRAPHY: DRAW
PROJECT NUMBER: 0911