Rock Haven in Vaucluse is an alterations and additions to an existing 1970’s monolithic home. The entrance to the house was treated as a procession through a series of private landscaped stairs. The introduction of water on the street side created a sense of serenity upon arrival.
Stafford Design Team Bruce Stafford, Anna Antoniades Contractor Horizon Built Photography Karl Beath Setting Vaucluse, Sydney
Privacy, light and natural ventilation were prioritised in the design from the beginning. This was achieved through an enclosed courtyard creating a private outdoor area connected to all living spaces. At the rear of the property a parent’s retreat was added that floats above a rocky cliff.