Elphin House by Julie Firkin Architects

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Project Details:

Type: Residential Architecture

Architect: Julie Firkin Architects

Location: Australia

Address: Melbourne

Program: Houses

Year: 2016

Area: 110 sq.m.

Photographer: Christine Francis

This addition opens up to an established back garden in the leafy suburb of Ivanhoe. Seven metre wide doors slide away and broad timber steps descend into the garden.

A massive but finely detailed facade screen modulates northern sunlight in the main living area. The algorithmic pattern of the facade screen was inspired by foliage and textile patterns. 

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