When the homeowners of this Eaglemont property (positioned 10 kilometres north-east of Melbourne’s CBD) engaged Architects Eat to design their dwelling, they requested a contemporary household home, with an in depth connection to the yard and road.
Each the shoppers and designers have been eager to retain the present mature timber on web site, significantly a 20-year-old, 18-metre-high pin oak. ‘We wish this tree to proceed to develop and be the main focus and in view from each inside and outdoors of the home,’ explains Albert Mo, director of Architects Eat.
To protect this tree, the dominant rear of the home was designed to ‘pivot’ away from the entrance wing, with an inside courtyard between them. Consequently, the communal areas face instantly north, aligning each the eating and residing areas to instantly view the tree.
The inside lighting scheme was an equally consideration designed by the shopper, who used to