Residence in Balmoral, Brisbane.

Project Description

This project is a fine example of the exceptionally high level of workmanship for which Rycon Constructions has become renowned for.

The home has many striking features, including the magnificent spiral staircase located at the entrance. The staircase provides easy access to the home office and features an in floor skylight, which floods the entryway in natural light.

A second cantilevered staircase spans three levels and creates a stunning focal point in the home. Servicing the main bathroom, kitchen, lower floor bedrooms and media room, the staircase combines glass balustrade and timber treads beautifully complimenting the homes’contemporary aesthetic.

Slot windows along the northern face of the home showcases the uninterrupted city views allowing natural light to fill the home throughout the day. The home also features soft colours and textures, including a natural stone cladding and curved feature wall.

The use of natural stone in the wet areas and marble in the kitchen gives this home an opulent feel.

This home was constructed on a step sloping block with only a 10m wide frontage with a fall away from street level of 14m. The construction of the home was further hampered by the one way street and being just 3 doors down from a large public school in the inner city suburb of Balmoral.

The home combines curved walls and curved roof line which created challenges for the both the structural steel and carpentry frame work. The skills required to construct these elements is far beyond what would normally be expected from a residential carpenter, however the Rycon carpenters rose to the challenge and exceeded all expectations.

The project took 18 months from start to finish with over 1200m3 of soil being removed from site to allow this five storey residence to blend into the natural landscape of Balmoral Hill. This also provided the home with uninterrupted panoramic views of Brisbane city which has become a real highlight for this home.

Balmoral, Brisbane.

An awe inspiring example of what can be achieved by the highly skilled team at Rycon Constructions.

Date

Completed 7 October 2014

Category

architecture, bathrooms, kitchens, new houses, pools & landscapes