Earlier than it was an unimaginable floating home by DFJ Architects, this 20 acre web site within the Byron hinterland was previously a disused pig and banana farm. However now, not a skerrick of that former life stays!
With the unimaginable rolling views entrance and centre of the design dialog, the primary a part of the brand new home is centred on a cantilevered concrete plinth which tapers off on the edge, permitting the elegant construction to ‘float’ over the panorama.
The completed mission is formed like a sq. doughnut, with all 4 perpendicular sections wrapped round a central courtyard. Guests are guided via a concrete tunnel to a big gate on the entrance, constructed from brass mesh by native metal fabricator, Neil Mathie (Neil can be answerable for the intricately concertinaed brass cladding on the wall beside the gate!).
By means of this gate lies the courtyard, on the