Bassano Residence
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BASSANO RESIDENCE

Tom Robertson Architects + Simone Haag

INTERIOR DESIGNER
Simone Haag

AREA
112 m²

YEAR
2021

PHOTOGRAPHS
Derek Swalwell

MANUFACTURERS
Fisher & Paykel, Simone Haag

INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE
Tom Robertson Architects

LANDSCAPE DESIGN
Blac Design

FURNITURE
Bieemele

CONSTRUCTION
Bieemele

BRANDING
Studio Sly

INTERIOR ARCHITECTS
Tom Robertson, Mitch Mewing

LOCATION
Red Hill, Australia

CATEGORY
Hospitality Architecture, Lodging, Houses

The project involves the reinvention of two existing cabins to create one single luxury private suite and artist studio. The suite itself has been boldly carved into two halves.

Bassano Residence
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Bassano Residence
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The entry side contains a kitchen and breakfast nook, as well as a cozy lounge.

The remaining side is more private and features a bedroom and striking ensuite.

Bassano Residence
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Bassano Residence
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The interior concept is intended to invoke a sense of relaxation, grounded in calming textures and tones.

Bassano Residence
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Bassano Residence
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The main central steel spine strongly defines the identity of the space, with its refined industrial detailing.

Bassano Residence
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Bassano Residence
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In response to the project brief, the interiors provide a private and intimate retreat away from the urban chaos.

Bassano Residence
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Bassano Residence
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Bassano Residence
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Bassano is unique and full of unexpected experiences. In direct contrast with the soft rural exterior architecture, the interior delicately balances bold brutal ideas with delicate detail design.

Bassano Residence
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Bassano Residence
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Bassano Residence
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Bassano Residence
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In particular, the featured concrete bath and basin are proudly centered in the space and are theatrically illuminated from above.

The concrete texture compliments the travertine flooring and is both robust and permanent.

Bassano Residence
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Bassano Residence
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Bassano Residence
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The innovation of Bassano is evident in the ability to transform the original building fabric into such an iconic space.In particular, the sequence and scale of the individual spaces, and their controlled connectivity to one another.The resulting interior architecture is an experience rich in textured materials and humbled luxury.

Bassano Residence
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Bassano Residence
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