Merricks House by Robson Rak Architects

Merricks House, a 10-acre farm located in Merricks North, near Melbourne, Australia, was designed by Robson Rak Architects. The home is built on a horizontal orientation, emphasizing width instead of height, which creates a sense of refreshing amplitude. The initial brief for the house was for a simple rectangular box with symmetrical spaces. The objective being for the creation of order and symmetry to simplify ones life. In addition to this there was to be no direct harsh light into the house; just a natural glow of light throughout. The Plane tree outside the master bedroom to the south determined the planning and position of the house. The master bedroom was centered off this tree and the house and its zones extend to the west from here. The parents zone to the east, consists of a master bedroom, walk in robe, ensuite, and study space. The study can be accessed directly from outside an

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