A nostalgic angle: Acute House

  • Roofing

    Metal Cladding Systems aluminium standing seam, installed by Advanced Metal Cladding; Knauf insulation.
  • External walls

    Metal Cladding Systems aluminium standing seam.
  • Internal walls

    Plywood with clear satin finish.
  • Windows

    Pickering Joinery double-hung timber windows; Aneeta sashless double-hung windows; Breezway Altair Louvre Windows; Velux skylights.
  • Doors

    Pickering Joinery glazed timber doors; timber doors and perforated metal screens by Mitty and Price Builders; Bellevue Imports door pulls and levers.
  • Flooring

    Solutions polished concrete; polished timber floorboards by Mitty and Price Builders; Tretford goat hair carpet.
  • Lighting

    Lighting from LZF Lamps, Hive, ISM Objects, Euroluce, Ambience, Spicon, Hotbeam and Dunlin.
  • Kitchen

    Custom formply joinery; H ä fele and Blum joinery fittings; Smeg cooktop and oven; Qasair tubular rangehood; Fisher and Paykel fridge and dishdrawer; Reece kitchen mixer; custom stainless steel sink.
  • Bathroom

    Sanitary fittings from Mary Noall; Hydrotherm heated towel rail; vintage basement sink; Parisi powder room basin; Astra Walker tapware and accessories; tiles from Academy Tiles.
  • Heating and cooling

    Marshall’s Heating and Air Conditioning; Morsø wood fireplace; Big Ass Fans ceiling fans.
  • Other

    Stair balustrade by Jakob Webnet installed by Tensile Deign and Construct.

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