For the May edition of the it’s design blog, we have decided to delve deeper into Chris Bosse’s Tivoli Terrace. The director of the architecture firm LAVA recently won the SMEG Tour Competition for this project, and we are so pleased that we could be a part of it!
The Paddington townhouse features a combination of classic joinery and modern manufacturing techniques allowing it to achieve a ‘21st century reinterpretation of a 1880’s terrace house’. Each room has floor to ceiling in-built cabinets which add generous amounts of hidden storage space to the property. With custom-made white laminated solid plywood kitchen and pale French oak timber floors, the use of only neutral colour tones creates a warm and serene environment.
‘Somehow when you are in here, it doesn’t feel small at all” – Chris Bosse
From handcrafted joinery solutions in the kitchen and laundry to wardrobes and bookshelf cabinets in the bedrooms and living rooms respectively, Bosse’s signature style of organic structures is present throughout his home. A combination of great architectural inspiration from Bosse with sustainable design has enabled a simplistic and modern way of creating space with the limited room of compact inner-city living.
If you want to know more about the Tivoli Terrace Project, click here.