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City Beach | Hillam Architects ARCHITECTS
Unit 2/31 Hood Street, Subiaco
Phone (08) 6380 1877
We b www.hillam.com.au
City Beach 1
his residence on Chipping Road is
uniquely sited, with a park running
along the northern and eastern boundaries,
and uninterrupted views of the ocean to the
west. The site slopes 5m from front to rear,
and a skillion roof-form matches the ascent
across the site, a deliberate diversion from the
The open-plan living areas have been located at
the front of the house and raised above the garage
to take full advantage of the panoramic views. The
pool and external entertaining areas are positioned
in the centre of the site and are enveloped by the
house to provide shade and protection from winds
while maximising the aspect onto the adjacent
park. It was important to the client that the pool
area had good surveillance from various locations.
The master suite finishes the house and cantilevers
over the pool at the highest point, allowing a
tranquil space for the parents to enjoy.
City Beach 2
t was important that this design maximised
views to the ocean from the well-placed
beachside location, while dealing carefully
with a lot sloping away from the street.
The strongly defined main living space floats a
half level above the entry with minor bedrooms
and living spaces separated below. Conscious of
prevailing breezes, the main balcony space is set on
the north side with convenient access to the pool,
which forms a feature adjacent to the entry path.
City Beach 2 residence.
City Beach 1 residence.
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