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Brown Vujcich House

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Bossley Architects
 
location Auckland
function private house
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This house is located on a narrow urban site in the heart of Herne Bay. Tight site controls and a sloping site resulted in a long narrow building form that steps down the slope of the site. One of the main features of the house is the entry which is reached by a bridge that crosses a moat of planting. The entry is glazed with translucent glass to give privacy and a beautiful soft light to the interior spaces. The entry space is protected by a vertical cedar screen with intermittent horizontals painted with colours that have also been used on the interior and inspired by the clients' fantastic collection of 1950 -60s furniture, art and ceramics. Playful colours, finishes and hoop pine cabinetry enliven the interior spaces and the exterior materials of fine vertical cedar ship-lap, double skin bagged brick reflect the clients' love of fifties and sixties architecture.

 

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Brown Vujcich House
Address
Herne Bay
New Zealand
Project is not public!
Completion 11- 2009
ArchitectBossley Architects
 
Project ID 8124
Latitude/Longitude 36°50'54S 174°43'49E
Contributed by Bossley_Architects
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