The exterior sconces are original to Zaik's 1956 design. A series of decks wraps around the house, connected by aggregate walkways that are part of a hardscape jointly designed by Helgerson's office and Lilly Villa Gardens.
The home is the Elliot Ripper house by Sydney Architect Christopher Polly, and it is a totally revamped space making the most of open plan and indoor/outdoor living, photography credit: Brett Boardman.
Radial timber vertical battens in Cutek "Black Ash" finish. Application: Batten & Board House by Rob Kennon Architects. The door and window frames are made from kiln dried hardwood timber, Cutek clear finish. http://www.cutek.com.au/index.html