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The front elevation is angled to form shallow bays which accordion around a curve in the street.
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A glazed passive ventilation stack follows the form & location of chimneys on adjacent houses.
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The modern & traditional window arrangement relates to surrounding houses, but the windows step & turn around the corner.
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View from the entry to the stair hall & the kitchen & garden.
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A staggered oak parquet pattern leads diagonally into the Kitchen.
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The triple sash window & corner doorway have deep, angled Douglas-fir timber surrounds.
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Window sashes disappear into a floor recess to allow a clear opening to the garden.
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Light from a high level window over the main stair glows on the brown papered back wall.
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A fireplace separates the Living Room from the Nook. The television is hidden behind a shutter.
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The fireplace is part of a thermally stable, white concrete & brick ‘core’ which rises up through the house.
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The angled bays to the front encourage diagonal views & a glimpse of the adjacent house.
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Concrete & glazed floor & wall tiles & silver foil papered walls to the top-lit ground floor toilet.
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Sandblasted glass treads & sawn oak risers warm the diffused light to the basement stair.
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A high level clothes line is accessible from the basement stair.
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Grey cement treads & sawn oak risers.
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The bath is framed by a recess in the white concrete & brick core.
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In the attic room of the two storey side extension the pitched roof twists to fit the site.
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A traditional oval handrail is rotated for a more comfortable fit.
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A wide opening in the white concrete & brick core connects the master bedroom to the bathroom.
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The masonry core angles to follow the front elevation & the curve in the street.
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Douglas-fir plywood lining to the attic stair & office.
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The glazed high level ‘chimney’ ventilates the house & evenly illuminates the office.
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The oak floorboards follow the angle to the front elevation with a staggered joint at their junction.
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The garden is enclosed by a cleft western red cedar fence.
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The house wraps, twists & climbs over the site.
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