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Sussex

Sussex
Residence

Project No. 355 Tailor-made for modern living, the Sussex house is a bold, contemporary form imbued with a sense of timelessness.

Project details
Location Brighton
Year 2020
Floor Levels Three
Site Area 843m2

Design Intent

A celebration of materiality, the Sussex house displays strong, symmetrical lines juxtaposed by the subtle inclusion of curves. A substantial scale home with no unused zone, the Sussex house articulates the journey between spaces, eliminating the feeling of vast open style living and creating a sense of intimacy, despite its size.

Through the oversized pivot front door, a clear biophilic line-of-sight connects the homes indoor and outdoor spaces. Capturing the northern solar aspect and designed to embrace the journey of the sun throughout the day, the Sussex house offers ever-changing shadow play in alignment with seasonal change.

Interiors

An exploration of tone and texture, the Sussex house is celebrated for its use of natural and raw materials. Complimented by the harnessing of natural light to add warmth to the darker internal palette, concrete, stone and timbers unite with porcelain, bluestone and brick, to cohesively connect the indoor outdoor aesthetic. 

Within the home, the master suite is positioned specifically to embrace the east and capture the early morning sunrises, and the expansive kitchen acts as a showpiece and central meeting spot. The subtle inclusion of deep blues, charcoals and brass work in harmony with carefully considered furniture selections and bring unexpected elements throughout the homes interior.

A home designed and built with purpose and permanence front of mind, the Sussex house offers a visual or tactile experience at every turn.

Lifestyle

The Sussex house is home to a family of six with a large extended family and a love of entertaining. Zones and spaces within the home were designed around gatherings and interactive family life.

Spacious internally, but also connected and intimate, the Sussex house provides an environment that is purposeful, deliberate and without compromise.

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