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Location: Mollymook Beach, New South Wales, Australia
Architect: Jost Architects
Builder: Jack James Construction
Year Built: 2020
Footprint: 2,174 square feet
Lot Size: 7,308 square feet
From the Architect: "While the house was set on a flat, roughly 7,319-square-foot block just one road back from the beach, the existing dwelling had some challenges. Inside, the house was dark, with a compromised, multilevel floor plan featuring one-and-a-half bedrooms and no real connection to the backyard. The late 1970s house had also been given an ill-thought-out internal makeover in the 1990s which was beginning to look tired and dated. Our client’s brief was simple: to give them a house that functioned better for their active family and looked great as well! The design was inspired by the midcentury vernacular of the original part of the house but nearby beach houses as well, featuring their distinctive skillion roofs and simple but robust materials."
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