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January 17, 2014
Brunswick, Australia-based studio Breathe Architecture crafts a compact and modern residence perfectly fit for a family of five in a small suburb in Melbourne.
stonewood house by breathe architecture exterior

Utilizing local materials to construct the Stonewood House, Breathe Architecture selected Sugar Gum timber and Silvertop ash for the exterior facade. Photo by Andrew Wuttke.

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stonewood house by breathe architecture exterior

Breathe Architects designed the homes roof to slope downwards to minimize overshadowing. Photo by Andrew Wuttke.

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Stonewood home by breathe architecture interior

Per request, the home is equally exposed and open to the surrounding neighborhood, while simultaneously maintaining its privacy. Photo by Andrew Wuttke.

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Stonewood house by breathe architecture interior kitchen

Geometric patterns and shapes appear throughout the homes interior. Photo by Andrew Wuttke.

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Stonewood house by breathe architecture interior

A convenient built-in storage unit lines the hallway. Photo by Andrew Wuttke.

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Stonewood house by breathe architecture interior living room

The living room features an operable door which leads to the patio. Photo by Andrew Wuttke.

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Stonewood house by breathe architecture interior bathroom

As shown above, yellow accents appear throughout the interior. Photo by Andrew Wuttke.

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stonewood house by breathe architecture exterior

Utilizing local materials to construct the Stonewood House, Breathe Architecture selected Sugar Gum timber and Silvertop ash for the exterior facade. Photo by Andrew Wuttke.

Image courtesy of Andrew Wuttke.

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