Mermaid Beach’s architectural black box
Presenting a curious, dark exterior to the street but with flowing light-filled spaces inside, this generous family home is made from equal helpings of inventiveness and restraint.
Built by: Innova Projects
Architect: ME - Matthew Eagle
Photography: Toby Scott
Roofing: Lysaght Trimdek in Colorbond Ultra ‘Surfmist’.
External walls: James Hardies fibre cement sheet with battens.
Internal walls: CSR Gyprock plasterboard, DMK Forest Products plywood.
Windows & Doors: AWS Vantage glass windows.
Flooring: Boral burnished concrete, DMK Forest Products plywood.
Lighting: Beacon Lucci hanging globes, LEDlux uplights & downlights.
Kitchen: Laminex, DMK Forest Products plywood, Caesarstone benchtops, Bosch appliances.
Bathroom: Caesarstone benchtops, Caroma Midas tapware
Homes like these are not completed without the collaboration of the owner, builder and architect. The careful management of design, budget & materials was key in completing this architectural yet affordable Mermaid Beach home.