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Seeing Red in the Australian Woods

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 06, 2013 01:05 AM
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by Promila Shastri last modified Dec 05, 2013

Contemporary glass homes may no longer have a high novelty quotient, but how many can claim to glow like a red lantern in the woods? This showstopper on the outskirts of Melbourne, Australia, does precisely that, thanks to the “tomato sauce” stain of the plywood interior. Australian architect Jesse Judd’s — Continue reading …




 

 

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Contemporary glass homes may no longer have a high novelty quotient, but how many can claim to glow like a red lantern in the woods? This showstopper on the outskirts of Melbourne, Australia, does precisely that, thanks to the “tomato sauce” stain of the plywood interior. Australian architect Jesse Judd’s weekend home was constructed around a prefabricated steel framework—an amalgamation of wood and glass with corrugated steel roof—and raised off the ground, invoking Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House in more ways than one. But it’s the choice of red for the house’s interior walls that leaves us fairly breathless—the choice to apply this dramatic, imaginative flourish to an already striking architectural composition.

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