Open House Perth
November 11 - 12 2017

The Beach Box

The Beach Box

Image courtesy of Gavin Hestelow

Image courtesy of Gavin Hestelow

 

Inspired by the humble beach shack, this modern home makes various contextual references to its beachside location and uses a contemporary representation of the materials, textures and architectural features of a traditional beach shack.  Home of architect Gavin Hestelow, the design consists of two individual buildings representing private and public realms linked by a 15 meter gallery and a central courtyard.

The living area is a grand volume with expansive glazing onlooking the suburbs famous Norfolk Pines. It has a high angular floating roof form with timber lined ceilings complimented by the use of bronze glazing which reduces glare and produces a soft internal light tone. The sleeping house is a wrapped in a bronze external screen which conceals a number of the windows.

OPENING HOURS
Saturday 12th November – 10am-5pm

ADDRESS
17a Chamberlain Street, Cottesloe

TOUR TYPE
Guided (no booking required)

YEAR BUILT
2016

ARCHITECT
Gavin Hestelow

WEBSITE
http://www.weststyle.com.au/thebeachbox