Award-Winning Keperra House is no Granny Flat | Home Design Find

Home Design Find

No Comments »

Award-Winning Keperra House is no Granny Flat

511 architecture

Australian architects A-CH were tasked with rethinking the typical antipodean back-yard sleepout, with its air of fussy kitsch, and come up with something fresh and stylish to accommodate visiting relatives.

410 architecture

The idea was to create the non-granny flat.

126 architecture

The mysterious and boxy metal building they came up with looks a bit forbidding.

Sited at the bottom of the client’s garden, it has just one a gigantic metal door at its center.

211 architecture

But the full height metal door slides back to reveal a warm wooden heart.

311 architecture

An Australian unpretentiousness informs the interior design aesthetic of what is definitely no granny flat.

610 architecture

The exterior might be hard aluminum, but the interior is lined in cheap, warm and practical plywood.

812 architecture

The low budget building has a relaxed and affable feeling that completely belies the severity of the exterior.

710 architecture

The low budget Keperra House won a Small Project Architecture Award at the 2013 Queensland Architecture Awards.

You can receive our articles for free in your email inbox or subscribe to our RSS feed. Just enter your email below for the email subscription:

| Buy | Print

Leave a Comment