Trail House by Zen Architects
Zen Architects designed this inspiring contemporary two-storey residence situated in Melbourne, Australia, in 2015. The house is designed to integrate seamlessly with the inherent natural beauty of the existing site and be environmentally friendly. The architects used only natural materials for the exterior aswell as the interiors. Take a look at the complete story after the jump.
From the architects: Built on gently sloping land in suburban Melbourne, this contemporary and environmentally friendly home is designed to integrate seamlessly with the inherent natural beauty of the existing site.
Our approach favoured the use of natural materials, both inside and out, in order to create a relationship between the house and its surrounding environment. A series of inter-connecting rooms allow clear lines of vision throughout the house while also maximising the available light.
The application of passive solar design principles provides an abundance of warmth in winter and captures cooling breezes during summer. This light filled, split level home features the intelligent and sensitive application of sustainable design principles, conveying a feeling of openness, expansiveness and calm.
Photography by Emma Cross
Find more projects by Zen Architects: www.zenarchitects.com