Bondi Beach House / Katon Redgen Mathieson

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Architects: Katon Redgen Mathieson
Location: Bondi Beach, Sydney,
Year: 2011
Photographs: Katon Redgen Mathieson

   

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Located on Sydney’s Bondi Beach, this four level house occupies a narrow infill site,and has been designed to maximise its’ compact 120m2 site and capitalise onviews across Icebergs to the beach. The ground level accommodates the entry halland two bedrooms; one, on the beachside opens onto a courtyard with a cut-outthat frames the sweep of the beach, the other opens onto a garden courtyardplanted with a stand of bamboo. A marble clad stair leads to the open plan livinglevel with a central kitchen of bronze and dark brown stone. At each end threemassive glass panels slide up and down to access light, ventilation and views. Tothe east, one of the double height openings leads to a terrace with views to theocean. The Master Bedroom above, leads to a dressing room and spacious marbleensuite. An internal lift connects to a basement level with 2 car garage, laundry,wine cellar, and service areas. A limited palette of high quality finishes are usedthroughout; white terrazzo, Calacatta marble, American Walnut timber and darkbronze. Externally, the street elevation is dominated by its dramatic glass and whitemarble façade.

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