architecture studio whispering smith has completed house A, the first of three planned carbon-neutral residences in scarborough, a coastal suburb or perth, western australia. the three-story ‘mini tower’ packs all facilities in less than 200 sq-m, including an underground garage and a loft bedroom on the top level.
photos by ben hosking
whispering smith‘s sustainable, compact residence is made from high-recycled-content concrete panels and whitewashed, recycled brick. the interior features a selection of untreated materials in their natural, raw state, complemented by refined details in gold and generous amounts of vegetation. the lack of rigidly defined spaces ensures an organic flow of activity between areas, resulting to a lightweight dwelling of minimalist aesthetics.
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