Villa in Sidney, walkway that combines living and sleeping areas
Villa in Sidney, walkway that combines living and sleeping areas
Courtyards, terraces and citrus gardens for a villa in Sydney. The interior and exterior blend

A villa designed for a family with children who wanted to live in the house with family and friends, the design of this residence in which interior and exterior blend was thus conceived. Terraces with citrus trees, a pond and a courtyard became the vital and aesthetic focus of the architecture

Separating the living and sleeping areas was one of the key features that the house had to have for this young and busy family, which is why the house is divided into two separate buildings that are connected on the ground floor by a glass ring that overlooks a large fish pond

Villa in Sidney, walkway that combines living and sleeping area and pond

The living area is housed in a glass pavilion with a minimal structure. The pavilion is designed in the true sense of the word: surrounded by gardens and terraces. The inner courtyard is the pivotal element of the architecture, its aesthetic focus also helps reduce the perception of building mass and lets light into the home

Villa in Sidney, walkway that combines living and sleeping area and pond

From the interior rooms, seductive framed views of these elements form a close sense of communion with the natural environment and the changing seasons notwithstanding The interior courtyard is designed as if it were an outdoor room

Villa in Sidney, walkway that combines living and sleeping area and pond

The courtyard is shaded by a retractable canopy that allows it to be used in most seasons. This creates an important space for the family to spend time together and welcome friends and family

Villa in Sidney, walkway that combines living and sleeping area and pond

The design of the house favors the creation of high-comfort spaces, rejecting excessive design elements and opulent finishes, the materials and finishes are bold and unadorned. The designers sought to blur the line between inside and outside, while maintaining a strong sense of distinction between privacy and openness. The seamless transition between indoor and outdoor spaces subtly leads the home's users to enjoy the open spaces

Villa in Sidney, walkway that combines living and sleeping area and pond

There are two rooftop terraces each having a different use. The main terrace houses a sofa bed: a perfect platform to appreciate the view of the bay and the sky. The garden-terrace on the top level is a green oasis of fragrant citrus fruits, vegetables and aromatic herbs; a space that reminiscent of the beauty of the Mediterranean vegetation made of sea, sun, air and scents

Villa in Sidney, walkway that combines living and sleeping area and pond

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