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Spectacular Fairhaven Residence with Wooden Interior Design

May 15, 2013 House Design  

modern residence Fairhaven John Wardle

John Wardle Architects designed this fabulous house located in Victoria, Australia , called  Fairhaven Residence, interiors clad in wood from floor to ceiling, and expansive glazing framing views of the ocean.


Here description from  the architect :

“ This nimble beach house enjoys panoramic views over the southern ocean and surf beach.

Located on top of the ridgeline above the Great Ocean Road on the Victorian coastline, the proportions, orientation and dimensions of windows are tailored to particular views and to reveal internal spaces.

Our design process is akin to scenography, cutting together sensory and spatial experiences to frame the theatre of inhabitation within.

The spatial journey through the house from arrival to view is choreographed to increase anticipation before reaching the main living space. As you step beneath a cantilevered study into a dramatic vertical entry space, you become acutely aware of a number of twists and folds along its length that make the transformation into horizontal living space. The main window aperture matches the cinematic proportions of the ocean view.

This beach house coils and steps around a protected central courtyard, which creates an outdoor space sheltered from the harsh prevailing winds. The living area doors and an oversized sliding kitchen window open up and integrate the courtyard with the house during fine weather.

Materially the house is clad in a green-grey zinc cladding, for both its longevity and natural colouring that merges with the scrub and tea tree landscape. In contrast, the interior surfaces of the house are completely lined in timber to form an enclosure for living that its inhabitants become completely immersed within.

Your eye is then always drawn toward the dramatic outlook beyond.”


An amazing residential project features a bold and soothing combination from wooden become beautiful interior design. Enjoy the photos..!

modern residence Fairhaven by John Wardle

modern home design Fairhaven  John Wardle

modern home Fairhaven  John Wardle

living room Fairhaven Residence John Wardle

kitchen area Fairhaven Residence John Wardle

wooden interior Fairhaven Residence John Wardle

lounge chair Fairhaven residence  John Wardle


firepalce Fairhaven Residence John Wardle

Bedroom Fairhaven Residence John Wardle

house plan Fairhaven 1

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