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Hill House is situated in Melbourne, Australia, the place tons are slender, requiring architects to assume outdoors the field — and the group at Andrew Maynard Architects did simply that. The house owners of the house wished for a contemporary replace that included reorienting the entryway and an outside area that really acquired daylight. The additionally wanted the house to offer enough area for his or her three rising youngsters.
The home includes a new, cantilevered construction over the hidden decrease degree, which occurs to be behind the substitute hill. The household now has a solar-crammed yard with the home constructed round it.
The concept behind the “hill” was on account of the truth that Melbourne is usually flat and with out panorama. Now they’ve a cliff and a yard, though artificial, to play on and one which doesn’t must be mowed.
The field soaks up the solar within the winter however can also be protected in the summertime months.
Photos by Nic Granleese.