Bundeena is a small coastal city on the fringes of southern Sydney. Its structure consists of traditional weatherboard cottages separated by chain-linked fences – a neighborhood fashion architect Hannah Tribe of Tribe Studio was eager to attract on when designing her family seashore home within the space.
‘There are many historic vernacular precedents for this type of home, and Bundeena has a captivating fisher-cottage feeling,’ she stated. ‘We needed to create one thing that used the acquainted supplies, and was modest within the streetscape to help the character of the place.’
The low-lying weekender includes two pavilions separated by a courtyard backyard. A easy timber body is perched atop a concrete slab, flanked by sliding glass doorways that present necessary connection to the native backyard designed by panorama architect Christopher Owen.
Sleeping areas wrap the courtyard close to the entrance of the property, whereas residing areas face the rear.