Tree Island Home / Carter Williamson Architects
Textual content description offered by the architects. Tree Island is a household dwelling that rises above its constraints, turning its limitations into its most hanging options. Simply 4 and a half meters extensive internally, it maximizes area by reaching up excessive in opposition to the neighboring warehouse conversion to the south. A considerable void on the heart of the house connects the dwelling, eating, and kitchen areas, its lengthy, north-facing skylight illuminating each ingredient of the household life cradled gently inside.
A small courtyard affords a relaxed buffer between the present dwelling and the modern addition, whereas an excellent fig tree planted instantly into the kitchen island blurs the connection between indoor and out of doors area.
A wide ranging void enshrines the core of this younger household’s dwelling, its most important dwelling, eating, and kitchen parts bathed in pure gentle and stuffed with greenery.
Sited in a heritage conservation space in Sydney’s interior west, Tree Island climbs larger because it strikes again from the road, the place from the rear it catches the attention with a staircase encased in curved, patterned brick. It homes three bedrooms, two loos, and a examine that opens onto a rooftop backyard that feels as if it’s nestled within the bushes of its leafy road.
Concrete flooring, darkish marble counters, and a hanging double-height brick wall present a cool, sturdy materials template contrasted by the kitchen’s wealthy timber joinery and softened with luxurious furnishings. The constructing’s thermal mass retains it cool in summer season and heat in winter, whereas the north-facing skylight gives year-round illumination.
House to a few of the interior west’s most expansive areas, Tree Island’s ethereal verticality transcends the constraints of its tight footprint.