This Australian Home Frames Theatrical Moments With Rough and Shimmering Surfaces

Splinter Society Architecture designs a versatile home that is full of high drama—from a sweeping roofline to light-reflecting stone and aluminum.
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As you walk toward Cornerstone House in Melbourne’s leafy suburb of Northcote, you are treated to the first glimpses of a performance that is about to begin. Long ribbons of black plate aluminum, twisted to create the sense of a rippling curtain, run the full height of the front facade. 

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Ben G Morgan
Ben G Morgan is an Australian design and architecture journalist based in Melbourne. He is also the co-founder of — a tool that get architects and designers published.


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