Approached by a bachelor who had just acquired a penthouse occupying the entire top floor of a 1940′s building, Rolf Ockert Design were faced with a challenge of delivering a serious design makeover. With striking views of the Sydney Harbor, the new crib had to take advantage of its privileged location. A former existing wall of the terrace was hence completely removed and replaced with a glazed extension, ensuring an unobstructed panoramic perspective.
Tall ceilings define the interiors, which exhibit elegance and an overall feeling of relaxation: “Several existing internal walls were removed to make the Kitchen/Living area as generous as possible. An existing widening in the corridor was integrated in the living zone as a bar area for the wine loving client. The resulting sequence of spaces, starting from the entry, guided by the soft ‘flowing’; veneer clad spine wall, results in an apparent spatial generosity beyond its actual square meterage“, explained the architects. Wood was employed throughout, soothing the transition between spaces.
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