Also celebrating the waterfall features of the hood, circular turrets cascade along the site to reference in a fresh way. WOWOWA’s obsession with geometric farm relics and tall brick water structures also informed the double height towers for living. Merri Creek house is made up of two turrets – the front one split into rumpus below & study above, the middle turret housing the dining table and wall sweeping décolletage staircase. The third turret is deconstructed, meant to be likened to an eroding ruin approaching the creek abutting the site. A giant curved window cuts the surface and looks out towards an old magnolia tree.
This article originally appeared in wowowa.com.au