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Meet Opal

An architecture that breathes simplicity and modern living with a touch of modernism.


Modern living

External Appearance

The concept for our architectural solution centres on pushing this modernist language of floating horizontal and vertical planes for maximum connection to the external spaces through a local material palate of sandstone, timber, concrete, glass, landscape and water. The architectural strategy began with a dense reorganisation of the existing bungalow and precise removal of later unsympathetic additions to free the rear yard for seamless indoor / outdoor living, and to reorient the entry between the old and new wings. Grounded sandstone blade walls form strong horizontal organising elements, dancing around the retained palm trees, with the hearth and chimney the primary vertical element and structural device. A series of recycled timber roof planes float over these elements, defining the public living spaces below, admitting winter sun and omitting summer sun. The external rooms, backyard, landscape, garden and pool are extensions of the internal space, with vertical recycled timber blades concealing structure, providing privacy, sun shading and completing the composition.

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The “L” shape planning is key to the Opal.

The “L” shape planning is key to the Opal. It all the living spaces aswell as a light-filled study to embrace the central landscape areaand connect with the outside. The fabric of the house opens,slides or screened as desired to generate different textures of thelight. Controlling them gives different depths and movement tothis house deep into the living areas. The ground floor family andguest room serves a dual purpose providing a splash of flexibility

Design Overview

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Spaces & Areas

Opal has a total internal area of 385 ㎡. It includes undefined, undefined as well as undefined. Learn more about Opal's spaces and areas from the following interactive diagram.

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Building Orientation

Opal has been optimally designed for Western front facing properties. Good orientation will increase the energy efficiency of your home, making it more comfortable to live in and cheaper to run.

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Building Dimensions

Opal is 18m wide, 27m long and 6m high. We recommend Opal to be build on property of at least 18m wide by 27m long.

Cost & Specifications

Detailed specifications and cost estimates will be displayed here soon. Stay tuned or do no hesitate to contact us.

Detailed specifications and cost estimates will be displayed here soon. Stay tuned or do no hesitate to contact us.