Williamstown Project

First Impressions Projects Pty Ltd

Whilst the word ‘innovation’ can sometimes be used carelessly, there is no doubt that the designers of this residence dared to step outside the square. Glass – in all its form and glory – has been utilised extensively throughout this Japanese-inspired property. Traditional forms of Japanese buildings took great care to be light-filled and open to the elements. Glass was the right medium to achieve this style and has been incorporated within the louvers, frosted privacy screens, multiple bi-fold doors and double-glazed windows, which serve to flood the house with light and breezes. The jewel in the crown, however, is the library space which ingeniously uses glass in a structural way to create the image of floating book shelves, whilst also providing a light filled and unique sitting area. The Williamstown project is indeed a worthy winner.

1 award

    • 2013 Commendation

The Family Bathroom

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