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June 12, 2022

Evolving from a symmetrical design, Round Choreography is a playful geometric home with a familial tenor. With the architecture, interior design and build undertaken by mckimm, the forever house sees a clear design intent rigorously executed.

Settled into the leafy suburb of Malvern, Round Choreography is named in homage to the original floorplan of the home that flourished into the completed forever house. Geometric in nature, the interiors celebrate a circular motif, visible from the kitchen to the ensuite and the internal courtyard of the home’s lower level.

As architect, interior designer and builder, mckimm’s construction team had intimate knowledge of the design intent, enabling efficiency to undertake strenuous tasks to deliver the desired forever house. The unique frameless window in the living area is a particular triumph.

The practical nature of the forever house extends to its materiality. mckimm chooses a durable palette comprised of concrete, timber and stone to express a commitment to longevity whilst celebrating aesthetic rawness. Polished concrete flooring with hydronic heating meets walls of the same material, creating an architecturally consistent envelope.

Designed in the knowledge that the clients are growing their family, Round Choreography captures the excitement of embedding oneself in a location. The light-filled forever house marks the beginning of family life.

00:00 - Introduction to the Forever Home
00:38 - Designing with Unique Geometries
01:08 - In-Situ Concrete
01:40 - Intuitive Design
02:14 - Wellness and Gym Area
02:31 - Collaborative Approach to Design
03:28 - The Material Palette
04:07 - What the Architect’s Are Most Proud Of

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Photography by Timothy Kaye.
Architecture, Interior Design and Build by mckimm.
Filmed and Edited by Cheer Squad Film Co.
Production by The Local Project.

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