The Tinbeerwah Residence By Richard Kirk : A Semi-Rural Retreat In Australia


In the following post is the Tinbeerwah Residence, a semi-rural retreat of Sunshine Coast designed by Richard Kirk. This house located on northeastern Australian coastline, near Brisbane. The architects of this house take an advantage from the site, a picturesque view of the Tinbeerwah mountain when built this majestic house. This retreat carefully planned and the attention to detail dedicated to its design, give a simplicity of essence and differentiates the dwelling, from many others, highlighting primarily the quality of materials invested that, such as wine, can only be enhanced with the passing of time. Of utmost importance in the creation of this setting was the factor built by the condition of the environment and the necessity to have an easeful, stable transition from the plan of the house to the natural brushwood up far.

Due the environment is harsh, the architects choose to place two layers of skin to the exterior, serving as a sturdy barrier in front of the elements, embracing and packing the facade, and the interior skin carefully choose for the outstanding color composition and durability. The protection for outer is achieved with bespoke woods manoeuvred as facade and cladding organisms whereas the interior woods exhales solidity. One can’t easily distinguish inner from outer since space is treated in a very much equal manner. The remarkable quality of the lumber is its ability to reach a silver coloration through the weathering process. All wood choices possess similar properties however for inside, inner spaces, purposely there have been selected lighter nuances to provide the warmth of a wood lined interior.

The spacious yard with green grasses and big trees create a fresh environment. An intriguing pool is also beautify the exterior. The interior in woods domination, with high ceiling and massive glass walls, allow the natural lights come inside freely, make the interior bright and lavish of natural light. The wood materials create a warmth and peaceful feel in the entire of house. High ceiling make the inhabitants feel free to move and breath.