About Habitusliving

 

Habitus is a movement for living in design. We’re an intelligent community of original thinkers in constant search of native uniqueness in our region.

 

From our base in Australia, we strive to capture the best edit, curating the stories behind the stories for authentic and expressive living.

 

Habitusliving.com explores the best residential architecture and design in Australia and Asia Pacific.

 

Learn more

Flexible Outdoors by Rolling Stone Landscapes

Designed by Dean Herald and built by Rolling Stone Landscapes, this contemporary, pared back landscape project creates a versatile outdoor area with a full kitchen that capitalises on the expansive views of the surrounding bushland.

The client’s brief for the project was to create a space that complemented the existing home and pool and created a seamless connection rather than an auxiliary element. Furthermore, the addition needed to be usable year round, and equipped with comprehensive entertainment amenities. 

In response Herald and Rolling Stone Landscapes created a landscape centring on a pavilion divided into kitchen, dining and lounge areas. These facilitate interaction between the owners and their family/guests while cooking, dining or using the lounge area, functioning either separately or as a continuous space. 

The pavilion displays clean, contemporary lines whilst maintaining a relaxed feel. A classic colour palette and natural materials soften the interiors and create an aesthetic not overly rooted in any particular style that will age gracefully. The flexibility of glass bi-fold doors and windows permits use and comfort all year round, and a balcony allows for a more direct connection with the surrounding natural context. 

The kitchen includes an island bench with teppanyaki bbq and rangehood, a sink, dishwasher, triple glass door fridge, ice machine and pizza oven. The lounge area features a travertine clad open fire place, and a wood stack serves both a functional and decorative purpose. A television has been positioned to allow viewing from the different areas of the pavilion.

Rolling Stone Landscapes
rollingstonelandscapes.com
 

Tags: , , , ,





X