Cremorne Point Apartment by studioplusthree is designed as a contemporary, minimalapartment. Located in the Sydney harbour-side suburb of Cremorne Point, the small apartment is defined by its picturesque views of the bay and the city beyond. The architecture and interior design were crafted around a brief to bring in a sense of light within all aspects of the home, coupled with minimalistic stylings and furniture pieces.
The minimalapartment focuses on circulation and utilises space to its most functional potential. The architecture is based around a central core, which houses bathrooms, storage and the kitchen. This circulation loops all aspects of the interior and allows the living spaces to link and branch off towards the balcony. In the living room, minimal furniture pieces face out to the views beyond.
The small apartment cleverly incorporated features – such as the bronze mirror at the front of the dream home – to open up the closed spaces and make it feel larger. Features like this make the minimalapartment feel uninterrupted, especially as the architecture conceals elements within joinery, in keeping with the simplistic interior design aesthetic.
Treated as both an urban retreat and a social family home, the small apartment uses natural materials, expressed in a minimalistic way. Natural, pale oak timbers, porcelain and aged bronze speak to the repose of the minimalapartment. Addressing a broader conversation of the imprint of time, the aged bronze has a living finish that changes with usage, adding a personalised embedded element within the interior design of the home. The materials of the minimalapartment have a sense of softness and tactility that respond to touch and human presence, as well as serving the purpose of bringing light deeper within the interior.
The architecture is simple and understated. Each individual item and piece of furniture has its place within the dream house. The once closed-off plan is now open, allowing the kitchen and living areas to experience calming views and light.
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Architecture by studioplusthree. Photography by Ben Hosking. Build by Laycock Constructions. Fire Engineering by Ferm Engineering. Structural Engineering by Cantilever Consulting Engineers. Filmed and Edited by Cheer Squad Film Co. Production by The Local Project.