Headland House: A Light House with A Local Architectural Character

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With stunning views from Bondi to Bronte in Australia, Headland House runs the length of an oceanside park awesomely. This lighthouse is designed by Madeleine Blanchfield Architects with local architectural character. This house is integrated with its surrounding nature through the creation of a backdrop and heavy use of planting.


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This house evocative of the beachside location on the site. It is integrated and tailored carefully with outdoor spaces and plants to manage views and privacy. The public park is addressed and a backdrop is created for it which is recessive and humble.



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There is heavy use of planting on the upper level and this house is also designed with a solid base. The weatherboards, rough render, and arches are perfect with the local architectural character. A pared-back palette is also provided to bring moments of unexpected and interest to the facade.



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The combination of white surfaces of the interior and the wooden floor can create a natural appearance and also a warm atmosphere. This way also makes the house looks modern and elegant which is perfect for an ocean site. The open spaces in this house also make sure that one can enjoy the awesome view outside.


Headland House Gallery


Photographer: Anson Smart

Karin Hoover

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