Gallery: Sydney Home Topped With Twin Lilypads is Steeped in Nature

 
Aerial view of the two freestanding lilypads.

The two lilypad portals are freestanding structures placed on either end of the home. In addition to being aesthetically pleasing, they also provide support to the remainder of the decidedly minimalist house. And unlike its humdrum neighbors, the one-of-a-kind lilypad home has low walls and a giant courtyard that emphasizes the feeling of being close to nature. This is further achieved with the courtyard’s extension of a small park that lies opposite the property. This is not the first time we’ve featured a project that evokes the gentle calm of a floating lilypad: check out the LILYPAD: Floating City for Climate Change Refugees for another example.

+ Jorge Hrdina Architects

Via Contemporist

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