Fendalton Flair: Dwell Homes
Specialising in bespoke new builds, Dwell Homes is an architectural design and build company committed to delivering excellence in every project, each of which is architecturally designed and comprehensively project managed by Director Bryan Doull.
The new Dwell showhome in Fendalton merges contemporary design innovation and environmental sustainability, while maintaining the emphasis on high quality craftsmanship. A stunning example of the company’s work, the Wroxton Terrace house is clad entirely in western red cedar, stained black on the vertical and natural on the horizontal and consists of three pavilions linked by a central hallway and a series of outdoor courtyard spaces.
The combination of the two colours of cedar continues into the interior, where slate-look timber tiles and a five-metre high ceiling in the kitchen/dining further highlight the architectural details. The energy efficient home’s stunning bathrooms feature Techlam large format porcelain tiles, softened with timber detailing. The minimal colour palette, deliberately chosen, emphasises the texture of the raw materials, accentuates the views and demonstrates the Dwell aesthetic. Designed specifically for the tranquillity of the site, the public areas and all but one of the four bedrooms, spill out onto timber decking via expansive full-height glazing, linking the interior to the outdoors. Bryan works with his wife, interior designer and Co-Director Lena Doull. “We collaborate closely from the outset of each project, developing ideas and design features to ensure that the architecture and interiors are cohesive and anchored,” Lena says.
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