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Confronted with a sloping website and an already present home, Chris Knapp / Constructed-Surroundings Follow was restricted as to what sort of addition might be constructed onto this Australian vacation home referred to as The Dragonfly. The compact addition provides a further sleeping and dwelling area, a sauna, outside bathe, and backyard patio, appearing as a retreat for its householders.
Using Australian cypress, hoop pine, copper, and glass to mix into the encompassing setting, the extension creates an indoor/outside connection making it seem like it belongs moderately than as an afterthought.
The roof aircraft and flooring plans have been strategically designed to spotlight the encompassing views of the Pacific Ocean and rugged hillside, whereas on the similar time offering shelter from the solar.
Home windows are positioned all through and at various heights, framing the luxurious inexperienced environment.
A constructed-in writing desk was built-in into the compact room’s design and continues behind the mattress making a headboard.
Photographs by Owen McGoldrick.