MPR Design Group – Vaucluse House
MPR Design Group have designed the Vaucluse House in Sydney, Australia. The Luxury house is a four level luxury home that located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Reflecting the topography and landform of the Sydney Habour basin was the main objective of the architects. The modern residence is composed of various horizontal layers, which contribute to contemporary visual contrasts given by the materials employed (steel, glass and locally hewn sandstone).
Description form MPR Design Group:
Four level luxury home with expansive harbour views from upper levels. A stone base supports expressed slab decks connected by glass. the four storey residence incorporates its primary living areas on the top floor taking advantage of 180 degree views of the city and harbour. With exposure to the north and west and the ability to open up completely to the outside, the house has effective cross ventilation negating the use of air conditioning. The house is connected by a light filled stair shaft with entry via a double height foyer located on the bedroom level. A seamless transition between internal and external spaces means that living areas flow to outdoor balconies and covered terraces.