Australian studio Spaceagency has consolidated three residences in a heritage-listed cereal manufacturing facility right into a single-family residence in North Fremantle, Western Australia.
Spaceagency aimed to emphasize the unique quantity and industrial character of the Thirties brick warehouse, which was as soon as used to make the breakfast cereal Weeties, whereas creating a light-weight and open inside.
To attain this, the studio indifferent partitions and partitions from the unique construction however maintained its five-metre-high ceiling by means of the kitchen and residing area.
This helps to attract pure mild into the beforehand darkish manufacturing facility rooms.
“The design intention was to convey as a lot pure mild and air flow to the inside as doable,” the studio informed Dezeen.
“Giant expanses of translucent partitions have been used to create a gentle subtle mild all through whereas sustaining privateness to the bottom stage residing areas.”
A white metal spiral staircase kinds a sculptural focus for the 424-metre-square residence, connecting to each the mezzanine and higher flooring stage.
It’s certainly one of a number of curved parts supposed to enliven the present area, with others together with a round indoor pool and the suspended mezzanine.
“A sequence of curved and round kinds have been launched to the rectilinear container for distinction and dramatic impact,” the studio defined.
The mezzanine is hung from the present metal roof to offer column-free area under and features a research, video games space and visitor room animated by a brilliant purple carpet and matching curtain.
Metal-framed openings body views into the conservatory backyard and pool, which have been transformed from an adjoining unit.
As a part of the challenge, Spaceagency undertook essential repairs to the unique cloth and selected impartial tones when making use of new finishes to current parts.
Design Idea updates mid-century coastal residence in Perth
“We opted for a restricted palette of white painted brick to current partitions, with burnished concrete flooring, white painted metal, luminous translucent partitions and reclaimed timber linings,” the studio mentioned.
“[These materials] convey heat and tactile qualities to the inside area.”
On the primary flooring, the first bedrooms and loos have bursts of texture, mild and color to create a up to date distinction towards the manufacturing facility envelope.
“The all-black glass mosaic tiled powder room, the all-white glass mosaic tiled visitor lavatory and the enjoyable pink, purple and caramel colors within the children’ lavatory create moments of shock and delight,” Spaceagency defined.
Spaceagency views the house as a playful area for leisure, highlighting the eight-metre-long timber bench that sits parallel to the kitchen and might host 22 company as a eating desk.
“The area is ideal for entertaining,” the studio mentioned. “[The design] is 100 per cent whimsy.”
Spaceagency Architects was fashioned in 2000 by Michael Patroni and is predicated in Fremantle, Western Australia.
Different Western Australian tasks lately featured on Dezeen embody a revamped mid-century coastal residence by Design Idea and a timber cottage extension by Grotto Studio in Perth.
The images is by Jack Lovel.