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Palm Beach House



Northern Beaches, Australia








310 sqm

This transformation of an existing waterfront holiday villa is a restrained approach to a traditional European vernacular, exploring bespoke quality detailing, materiality and architectural view framing.

The brief primarily explored reintroducing a higher quality of spatial resolution. Plans and volumes were rationalised around better circulation, vistas and minimalist landscaping. The design of the home as a holiday house meant that the open plan living space and garden were to become the central focus - a suitable indoor-outdoor transition being recognised as intrinsic to entertaining.

The pared back interiors and subdued palette create a ‘lived in’ atmosphere, an important element for the client to experience a sense of place and history. Fittings, finishes, lighting and claddings all express an artisan reference point, burnished in brass and open-grained timbers allow the home to be both new and established simultaneously.

Design Team

  • Jeremy Bull Principal Architect
  • Charlene Cong Principal Architect
  • Jaime Bligh Interior Design
  • Georgia Spence Interior Design
  • Amber Gallen Interior Design
  • Sophie Harris Interior Design

Build Team

  • Lovett Custom Homes Construction


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