More detailed view of double height 'wave' element of southern facade

Letterbox house / McBride Charles Ryan

Main entry door on side of house

Letterbox House in Australia by McBride Charles Ryan

The 'Letterbox' concept showing the morphing of the house from the letterbox

Gallery of Letterbox house / McBride Charles Ryan - 9

The 'Letterbox' concept showing the morphing of the house from the letterbox

Unusually shaped windows on southern facade provide opportunity for unique shadows and light within

Gallery of Letterbox house / McBride Charles Ryan - 3

Unusually shaped windows on southern facade provide opportunity for unique shadows and light within

Another view of the southern facade representative of the waves on the Port Phillip Beaches to the north of the site

Gallery of Letterbox house / McBride Charles Ryan - 21

Another view of the southern facade representative of the waves on the Port Phillip Beaches to the north of the site

Main deck and facade made to represent the waves existing on the north of the building from Port Phillip

Gallery of Letterbox house / McBride Charles Ryan - 17

Main deck and facade made to represent the waves existing on the north of the building from Port Phillip


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Letterbox house by McBRIDE CHARLES RYAN  NS: Imagine what this protuberance could evoke if it were properly complimented by landscaping that enhanced the vivid colour of the woodgrain: Greenery!

Gallery of Letterbox house / McBride Charles Ryan - 10

Letterbox house by McBRIDE CHARLES RYAN NS: Imagine what this protuberance could evoke if it were properly complimented by landscaping that enhanced the vivid colour of the woodgrain: Greenery!

Letterbox house by McBRIDE CHARLES RYAN  NS: This is a miracle of materials meeting geometry

Gallery of Letterbox house / McBride Charles Ryan - 3

Letterbox house by McBRIDE CHARLES RYAN NS: This is a miracle of materials meeting geometry

Letterbox - remains in same proximity to house but installed in original setting

Letterbox - remains in same proximity to house but installed in original setting

Letterbox house by McBRIDE CHARLES RYAN.  NS: No grid, just streamed connection. Reductive polygonal form in relation to mass without resorting to planar. Surfaces textured with grain, as much enclosure as exposure. Achieves a "peak" or directionality that is much less expression if boxed

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Letterbox house by McBRIDE CHARLES RYAN. NS: No grid, just streamed connection. Reductive polygonal form in relation to mass without resorting to planar. Surfaces textured with grain, as much enclosure as exposure. Achieves a "peak" or directionality that is much less expression if boxed

Letterbox house by McBRIDE CHARLES RYAN  NS: brilliant again except the structural red. Clean homogenous expanses of dramatic black and white (artificial) meet textured expanses of warm woodgrain and stonework (natural)

Gallery of Letterbox house / McBride Charles Ryan - 16

Letterbox house by McBRIDE CHARLES RYAN NS: brilliant again except the structural red. Clean homogenous expanses of dramatic black and white (artificial) meet textured expanses of warm woodgrain and stonework (natural)

Entrance. Okura House, by Bossley Architects. Long Bay, New Zealand.

Okura House / Bossley Architects

Green roofs mitigate urban heat island effect, control stormwater run-off, reduce sound reflection and transmission, and lower heating and cooling costs, as well as sustain local wildlife. They also look really, really cool..

Green roofs mitigate urban heat island effect, control stormwater run-off, reduce sound reflection and transmission, and lower heating and cooling costs, as well as sustain local wildlife. They also look really, really cool..

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