The existing property consisted of a Grade 2 listed double fronted Victorian house. Connected to the house was a disused cattle shed and beyond that a ruin, which was a former parchment factory and a scheduled monument.
CMC ARCHITECTS wanted a café in harmony with the aesthetics of the building: clean, simple and elegant. Visual reminders of the 1930s, but using modern construction techniques and materials.
Sea View Apartments is an accommodation facility located within an imposing and modern building called “Ponte sul Mare” which houses residences, accommodation and business activities,
located in the Politeama district, the heart of the city of Palermo.
The clients had searched five years across four states to find a site for their weekend home that spoke to them. The Lawless retreat was to be everything that their Chicago residence – a lofted space nestled within the attic trusses of a converted church – was not.
Crisp House is among the oldest remaining timber dwellings in Collingwood, and this is the reason for the high rating. Heritage houses are a double edged sword for an architect, especially if it’s an own home.
The material diversity of stone and felt, timber and colour are drawn together as harmonious elements in this contemporary penthouse home.