Harmoniously engaged with its constituent parts and context, Rose Bay Duet is a residential work by Stafford Architecture. Utilising the interior comforts of Poliform Australia, the two modernhomes propose a lifestyle of relaxed family living.
Named in reference to the Sydney Opera House, Rose Bay Duet is similarly settled on the eastern side of the city. Comprised of two modernhomes, the project pays homage to the idea of lyrical, architectural narrative – in particular, the project celebrates the operatic relationship between the two modernhomes, the sloping site, the Opera House and the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Appointing a specific design team to each of the two modernhomes, Stafford Architecture creates dual unique outcomes that share select character qualities. Whilst both houses maximise the incredible views available and feature an exterior of simple materiality, one house has feminine characteristics while the other projects a more masculine impression.
Collaborating with Poliform Australia, Stafford Architecture enjoyed a smooth creative process. With access to the entire Poliform range, seeing both modernhomes benefit from elegant joinery, textures, finishes and soft furnishings.
Rose Bay Duet is a well-considered and intuitive feat of interior design and architecture. Stafford Architecture applies the Poliform Australia collection with enthusiasm and intent, crafting modernhomes that rejoice in a sense of connection.
00:00 - Introduction to the ModernHomes 00:55 - The Client Brief 01:27 - Using Poliform Throughout the Home 03:13 - Materiality 04:40 - The Roof Terrace 05:06 - The Master Bedroom Area 05:35 - What the Architect is Most Proud Of
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Photography by Tom Ferguson. Architecture by Stafford Architecture. Interior Furnishings by Poliform Australia. Build by Blue Label Construction. Styling by Room on Fire. Landscape Design by Christopher Owen and Blue Label Construction. Filmed and Edited by O&Co. Homes. Production by The Local Project.
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