Northbridge House

Locate in Northbridge, Australia this home was designed by Johannsen + Associates.”To maximize the aspect of expansive views from the Spit Bridge to North Sydney, this  five bedroom residence is conceived as two pavilion-style wings joined at the entry stairwell.

With a protected central courtyard, shady terraces and a sunny pool loggia, the outdoor spaces open to different parts of the site and garden. Passive heating and cooling and natural ventilation help minimize use of A/C, and solar pool heating and 24,000L rainwater tanks have been integrated into this spacious family home.”

The entertaining level is one large fluid space that takes in a panoramic vista over Middle Harbour. Finely detailed joinery elements define and give character to the living, dining and kitchen areas. Timber veneer panels, travertine and opaque glass combine to provide a light, warm finishes palette, which flows through out the house. A steel, timber and glass staircase intersects the entry foyer which is the hinge of the split level wings.


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