Riverstone is a contemporary home designed for a family that splits their time between Europe and Australia. It is an exercise in luxury and sanctuary, celebrating a fantastic site on the Noosa River.
With a verdant mangrove and rainforest backdrop across the river, the design philosophy is about connection to place, a blurring of the inside-outside divide, and bringing the landscape within.
A refined palette of natural materials was brought together to create a calming and relaxed atmosphere. Travertine cladding and limestone floors, with warm white finishes chosen throughout to compliment the tone of the stones. Timber ceilings, upper floors and feature walls offer relief to the hard surfaces of concrete and stone. Externally, horizontal concrete elements dominate the composition. A dark bronze brise-soleil fabricated locally offers privacy and protection from the northern sun, whilst unifying the façade and providing strong contrast to the other materials.
Ben Murray, Architectural Technician
Cecila Amitrano, Designer
Karen Gompleman, Architectural Technician
Oskar Booth, Project Architect
Tim Ditchfield, Design Architect
Conlon Group, Landscape Consultant
Pivotal Perspective, Town Planner
SCG Engineers, Structural Engineer