Number 6 House, Adelaide Home Project, South Australian Real Estate Development, Architecture Images

Number 6 in the Adelaide Hills

13 Aug 2021

Design: Black Rabbit Architecture + Interiors

Location: Adelaide Hills, South Australia

Number 6 Adelaide Hills House

Number 6 – Adelaide Hills Home

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of city life and surrounded by the serenity of the Adelaide Hills…number 6, is above all, a place to call home.

Number 6 Adelaide Hills House

Gestures to iconic forms from days gone by, familiarity of homely materials punctuated by ‘blackness’, articulating the interiors and affording the tiered and gloomy original house a new lease on life…

Number 6 Adelaide Hills House

Strong lines, framed views, light and airy spaces, this bold renovation strives to capture the best of mid-century modernist style, Scandinavian warmth and an amazing location.

Number 6 Adelaide Hills House

The alterations and additions of number 6 form the first stage of a broader masterplan of the site. With the siting of the existing house already established, it was crucial that any architectural maneuverers made, were not only complimentary to the siting but more importantly, heightened the experience of it. Emphasizing the roof pitch through the mansard roof aims to solidify the existing elements as extensions of the ridge that house runs along and combined with the terracing of the landscape works to bed the bold architecture down into its context.

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Stepping the floor plate through the addition allowed for increased views down the valley whilst not increasing the bulk of the central addition. The external weatherboard, maxline cladding and raw concrete paving offer ques to a more rural form of architecture, balancing the contemporary form. The result being a striking approach to the building that is large but contextually grounded.

Number 6 Adelaide Hills House

The central ‘addition’ serves as the Kitchen, Living Dining and conceals the service areas of the butlers panty, laundry and powder room. This central space separates the parents wing from that of the young teenagers ‘retreat’. The reworking of the existing ‘bones’ allowed us to minimize the amount of ‘addition’.

Number 6 Adelaide Hills House

Architecture and interior design evolved together via an inhouse collaboration. Interior design and architecture go hand in hand and an incredibly close relationship between these professions is imperative to holistic design outcomes. A tightly knit project team was integral to the success of any project. a close working relationship engineer allowed us to distill a structural solution that accommodated large spans and cantilevers constructed using conventional framing methodology. contribution of others, including engineers, landscape architects, artists and other specialists to achieve this outcome.

Number 6 Adelaide Hills House

We have reinvigorated a tired, ‘poky’ poorly planned, and non-contextual building, and created a well-appointed and accommodate family home. Outside of the list of spatial accommodations the Owner desired a house that serviced their day to day lives, could play host to a great dinner party and above else would be home…

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Number 6 in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia – Building Information

Architect: Black Rabbit Architecture + Interiors

Builder: Thus

Project size: 310 m2
Completion date: 2016
Building levels: 1

Number 6 Adelaide Hills House

Number 6 Adelaide Hills House

Photography: Aaron Citti

Number 6, Adelaide Hills images / information received 130821 from Black Rabbit Architecture + Interiors

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