Wolveridge Architects, Martha Beach House, naturally-cooled home, cross ventilation, Melbourne, Australia, beach house

The house features a flexible living space, including four bedrooms, a kitchen and a dining area located on the north side facing the pool. Spaces of various levels of intimacy and natural lighting create different atmospheres with maximized daylight and vantage points for enjoying the surrounding landscape. The house provides protection from the predominant coastal winds and uses cross-ventilation to efficiently cool its spaces.

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The building also features a generous space for kids with study areas and bedrooms. The lower level allows the inhabitants to pursue various weekend activities without disrupting the daily life of the household.

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