Camberwell – 2014 HIA Winner

Winner 2014 HIA Victorian Custom Built Home of the Year (Over $2 Million)

This unique, one of a kind, custom built home was the result of the clients life long ambition to build their dream home. Having lived abroad for more than twenty years and with an extensive collection of art, antique timber screens and furniture the clients engaged Architect Haluk Aysu to design this beautiful “China Modern” themed home. The home comprises the following features:

  • Fully insulated and zoned hydronically heated Slab on ground
  • Honed Chinese Bluestone Floors through out
  • Fully tiled and solar heated indoor swimming pool with Concrete Moon Gate Panel cast into the Pool shell
  • Basement Cellar and Plant Room for Pool Equipment
  • Internal Courtyard surrounded by Timber and Double Glazed Roof
  • High Performance Insulated Double Glazing
  • Feature Chinese Brick Tiled internal walls
  • Double Height Entry Foyer incorporating custom made Chinese Screen lighting and Custom designed and built Timber, Steel and Glass Staircase
  • Curved Timber Veneered Stair landing incorporating custom curved display niches
  • Art Studio
  • Full DBUS Home Automation including Access Control and Video Security
  • 30,000 litre Underground Water Tanks for Toilet Flushing and Irrigation
  • Custom Designed and built Joinery throughout the Home
  • Hand Carved and polished Granite Bath, and vanity basins to Ensuite
  • Fully automatic and remote controlled Toto WC/Bidet to Ensuite
  • Custom Designed and built Western Red Cedar Bi-folding sun control screens to the West Facade
  • Green Heat Solar Hydronic Heating and Hot Water System with Condenser Boiler Boost
  • Daikin Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning through out
  • Western Red Cedar Lined Eaves and Garage Door
  • Fish Filled Entry Pond with Under Lit Stone Slab Entry Bridge with Lit Linear Slot water fall from Underneath a feature ancient Stone Tiled Mural
  • Covered outdoor Alfresco area including external Kitchen
  • Bamboo Decking Boards to North Facing Deck