Exclusive beach house with flat roof in Australia by Clare Cousins
We present you modern architecture solutions from Australia: The architecture office Clare Cousins has converted, expanded and redesigned a family house on the Mornington Peninsula. Even if it was single-storey, it was Beach house posed a special challenge for the motivated team. In addition to the old structure, an additional guest house was built in traditional wood construction.
Spacious single storey beach house
With the renovation, the architects managed to create new living spaces and to expand the existing living space to the outside. A wooden pavilion was added to the house from the 1970s. It offers an additional 48 square meters of living space. When the architects planned the renovation project, they tried to preserve old design elements and a light facade that looks like new. The furnishing style in the Beach House as well as in the wooden pavilion is sober and functional, in which new and old combine to create a harmonious overall picture.
Sustainable architecture – beach house with pavilion
After the renovation and owns Beach house a new bedroom with a separate bathroom, a spacious living room with kitchen island and seating area. The newly built wing of the house is at a certain height above the ground. Below the outstanding construction there is a shady place where the homeowners can park 2 cars without any problems. The existing veranda is spacious and can be used as an outdoor space.
Modern wooden house with outside lighting at night
Wooden cladding creates the transition between outside and inside – these can be seen both on the facade and inside. The one-story Beach house by Mornington was designed with maximum transparency. The combination of light and natural materials conveys an unexpected touch to nature and ecological sustainability.
Lots of green around the house of Clare cousins
The wooden pavilion provides the necessary shade when cars are parked underneath
The balcony faces north
The new bedroom with bathroom is sunny and south-facing
Light-flooded guest house
Wood paneling inside
The entrance to the house leads to a spacious living room with a modern kitchen and seating area
Room layout on the ground floor
Beach House – 1st floor.
Side view in section