Sorrento Beach house is comprised of a raw concrete internal shell, wrapped in a timber exterior. The thermal mass provided by the concrete is insulated externally providing stable internal temperatures, and the timber exterior shades the concrete, further eliminating heat loads in summer.
AM Architecture are Melbourne architects and interior designers, based in Prahran. We are a design driven practice dedicated to producing elegant solutions that develop organically from the site, its environment and the client’s needs and aspirations.
In every project we look for opportunities to build these things into unique outcomes that are functional, refined and inspiring.
The intention was two-fold, firstly to lengthen and consolidate the experience of the original Hawthorn house by extending the formal corridor to a third bay, and restoring the original ceiling height and heritage detail throughout.