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Architects bring us back to the future

first_imgOne Wybelenna is the essence of Palm Springs modernism.Suburb: BrookfieldArchitect: Shaun Lockyer Architects“It’s roots were paying reference to Jim Burrel House who was of the godfathers of modernism in Brisbane. It’s classic, classic 60s modernism,” Lockyer said. The ‘D house’ in New Farm has award winning interiors. Photo: Patrick Bingham-HallSuburb: New FarmArchitect: Donovan Hill Architects“A classic gorgeous modern home of a contemporary nature,” Lockyer said.ONE WYBELENNA Andrew and Christine North are selling Lantern House — a contemporary take on mid-century modern design.Some of Brisbane’s best homes have something in common — a tip of the hat to the 1950s.Everything old is new again in Brisbane house design with experts revealing new homes are now taking the best of the past and bringing it into the present.One of Brisbane’s most prominent modernist houses, Lantern House, at 63 Gordon Rd, Bardon, has now been listed for sale and the $1.645 million price tag reflects the standing of the home.The flat rooved, high ceiling home uses a lot of glass, clever orientation and captured outdoor light to make it feel bigger than it actually is, according to award winning Brisbane architect Shaun Lockyer who designed the home.“I’ve done 60 houses since I’ve done that house and it would still stand up as one of the best built houses I’ve ever done,” he said.“That house has been a watershed in many regards.”Andrew North and his wife Christine are the home’s second owners, having bought the property in 2011.“We’d often walk up and down the road and just admire it from the street so when it came on the market we were very excited.“The colours that are used in the front and in the tile, the (ceiling) height that’s been used and the windows that give you the light. They’re the three things that make it a really lovely place to live,” Mr North said.Marketing agent for Place Paddington, Tim Douglas, said potential buyers saw it as a contemporary classic.“A unique home like that always gathers interest from buyers and people who are savvy about architecture as well. They’ll want to have a look at something that’s being done by a good architect.”The home can truly be described as part of one of the more influential architectural movements — modernism.Modernism rose to prominence in 1950s and 60s America when stars of stage and screen made Palm Springs, California their playground.The style uses smart design to help a home work with its surrounds. If you like open floor plans, full-wall glass doors that blur the lines between indoor/outdoor living spaces, high internal ceilings and flat roofs, you can thank the modernist masters of last century.Given modernism thrived in the California sunshine, it’s no surprise Brisbane’s current crop of designers still use it as a template for our city’s most beautiful homes, according to Mr Lockyer.“The issue of protecting from deep sun penetration — shading facades and creating houses that breathe are things that are common to both areas.“People recognise the houses as having very flat roofs — they’re dominated by very strong horizontal and vertical planes.”Mr Lockyer said contemporary takes on this 1950s style continue to gain popularity among property owners looking to create beautiful functional homes.He said Lantern House isn’t the only contemporary Brisbane home that sets modernist hearts aflutter.“We are spoiled for choice in Brisbane,” he said describing three of his favourites.THE C HOUSEMore from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this homeless than 1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor7 hours agoThe C House.” If you asked a hundred architects in Brisbane and they didn’t say that’s the best house in Brisbane, I’d be surprised,” Shaun Lockyer said. Photo: Rob Maccoll.Suburb: CoorparooArchitect: Donovan Hill Architects“When I saw that house in a magazine … I was living in Aubrey Wodonga at the time and we were thinking about moving to Melbourne or to Brisbane,” Mr Lockyer said.“I literally said to my wife, ‘If a house like that can be built in Brisbane I want to go and live there.’THE D HOUSElast_img read more

Batesville VFW holds free cookout observes Independence Day

first_imgBatesville, In. — Over the weekend members of the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Post 3183 held a free cookout and Independence Day ceremony.Both the new commander, Dell Williamson and the immediate past commander Tom Fritsch led the ceremony that included the Star Spangled Banner, 21-gun salute, “Taps” and a raffle.All proceeds benefit the Batesville VFW Post 3183.last_img

Police retain Hamilton Green Cup

first_imgBy Joe ChapmanSTRIKER Kester Dundas banged in the solitary goal of the Hamilton Green football championship final against home side Winners Connection to give the Guyana Police Force their second Hamilton Green title.Dundas’ goal in the 78th minute of play was the result of a received cross from Rawle Haynes down the right flankPlaying on a bigger outfield at the MSC ground the lawmen were not as dominant as one expected but their opponents were not up to scratch, as they struggled in the first half to outplay each other.However, as the second half got underway the Linden side looked better, but the City-based team always were on the hunt for top honours as they pressured the Linden side at midfield and were able to come away with some close shaves.The second half was more up-tempo and competitive as Winners Connection saw veteran Rawle ‘Boney’ Gittens replace Marmalaque Davidson.Changes by Police were not far off with Dundas coming on around the 68th minute. Ten minutes later he was able to unlock Connection’s defence and find the back of the net against a dazed Linden side. This dented the hopes of a victory after being competitive, at the very least, in this encounter.The Police side are on a good run of football performances. They have been the side to beat outside of the Guyana Football Federation’s Elite League.Their manager Keyron Boston said he was satisfied with the win although they could have played better ahead of another final which they will contest tomorrow in the City.last_img read more