Volume, Void & Textured Vibrancy
WA Architecture Awards: Preston Point Road Residence.
Architecture Practice : Wright Feldhusen Architects.
RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTURE – HOUSES: Commendation.
“Nestled into the dramatic cliff site and overlooking native landscape and the Swan River, this home engages directly and completely with its surroundings. From the front door you are guided by a dramatic wooden platform or ‘jetty’ which leads through the home and down the staircase into generous and open living areas.
Supported by a series of large steel columns, the spaces unfold and sprawling voids are uncovered meeting the surroundings and blurred interior spaces. The presenting view is met with such intensity that it is hard to distinguish between inside and out. The experience of the site is paramount with the transparency of space being a driving vision. The sliding doors add to this play and create the feeling like the house is created of space.
Walls are lost and artwork and screens seem to float, grounded once again by repetition of pattern and sensitivity of materials. Play between volume, void and air create a dynamic experience offset by the richness and vibrancy of material palette and the canvas for the life and stories of the owners”.
Architecture Practice : Wright Feldhusen Architects