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Columns Flared At The Top Like A Champagne Flute Contribute To The Sculptural Form Of This New Building

October 24, 2022

A modern building with an organic shape, also includes fluted columns.

Architecture and Interior Design firm Wood Marsh has completed a new residential building in Victoria, Australia, that has a remarkable sculptural form.

A modern building with an organic shape, also includes fluted columns.

The overall curved design of the asymmetrical building has the appearance of being carved from a single raw material, while the columns have been shaped and crafted to integrate them into the exterior.

A modern building with an organic shape, also includes fluted columns.

The flared column design softens the usual straight shapes often seen on buildings.

A modern building with an organic shape, also includes fluted columns.
A modern building with an organic shape, also includes fluted columns.

The building is home to 16 residences, with the flared columns on display from the interiors, like in this living room that has a curved terrace and floor-to-ceiling windows.

A modern apartment includes floor-to-ceiling windows, a curved terrace, a view of the structural fluted columns.
A modern apartment includes floor-to-ceiling windows, a curved terrace, a view of the structural fluted columns.

The dining area is partially obscured, creating a semi-private dining experience.

This modern dining area is partially obscured, creating a semi-private dining experience.

In the kitchen, highly crafted joinery in natural timber and book-matched marble add to the overall feeling of warmth, contrast, and a refined approach to pared-down luxury.

In this modern kitchen highly crafted joinery in natural timber and book-matched marble add to the overall feeling of warmth, contrast, and a refined approach to pared-down luxury.
In this modern kitchen highly crafted joinery in natural timber and book-matched marble add to the overall feeling of warmth, contrast, and a refined approach to pared-down luxury.

In the bedroom, soft and lightweight curtains add a delicate touch, creating a luxurious and relaxing atmosphere.

In this modern bedroom, soft and lightweight curtains add a delicate touch, creating a luxurious and relaxing atmosphere.
In this modern bedroom, soft and lightweight curtains add a delicate touch, creating a luxurious and relaxing atmosphere.

The bathrooms are wrapped in a travertine mosaic tile providing a subtle textural quality to the space and contrast with the solid floating vanity of stained timber and stone.

This modern bathroom is wrapped in a travertine mosaic tile providing a subtle textural quality to the space and contrasting with the solid floating vanity of stained timber and stone.
This modern bathroom is wrapped in a travertine mosaic tile providing a subtle textural quality to the space and contrasting with the solid floating vanity of stained timber and stone.

Here’s a look at the elevations.

The north elevation of a modern building in Australia.
The east elevation of a modern building in Australia.
The west elevation of a modern building in Australia.
The south elevation of a modern building in Australia.
Photography Courtesy of Wood Marsh | Photo styling: Karin Bochnik | Developer: V-Leader | Architecture and Interior Design: Wood Marsh | Landscaping: Eckersley Garden Architecture | Builder: VCON

Source: Contemporist

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