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SHAWOOD: A Modern touch on Japanese architectures


A philosophy that honours nature, quality and longevity, with a focus on precision and craftsmanship, underpins this master architect-designed five-bedroom SHAWOOD Type NE22 home, meticulously crafted to suit the needs of the modern family.

A strong use of Japanese architecture and materiality adds character to the design of this contemporary residence, giving the home an organic sense of consideration. Natural materials and considered internal and external colour palettes ensure this striking residence is in harmony with the surrounding environment.

An expression of Sekisui House’s philosophy of placing people at the heart, SHAWOOD homes are designed to align with five key elements: health and wellbeing, thermal comfort, acoustic comfort and active and passive energy efficiency.

This is evident everywhere, from the uninterrupted view lines that connect the interior to the exterior surrounds to the use of advanced, airtight construction methodology that minimises draughts, noise transmission and energy use. It’s this performance that provides enhanced levels of general comfort and liveability, stemming from a philosophy that honours nature, quality, longevity and creating timeless homes that function effortlessly.

The distinctive exterior, consisting of a unique Nichiha cladding features a low maintenance nano-hydrophilic coating that repels dust and heat while the unique cavity wall system promotes airflow and manages moisture levels, reducing the risk of long-term frame damage. This increased airflow delivers natural cooling during the summer months and maintains stable comfort all year round.

All SHAWOOD homes are constructed using a proprietary ‘Metal Joint’ construction system that delivers millimetre-perfect calibration to create a structure of extreme accuracy, rigidity and strength. Structural timbers are eco-certified, guaranteeing they are sustainably sourced and are carefully selected for their superior quality and consistency. Milled and glued under pressure into laminated posts and beams, the timber structure developed by SHAWOOD is strong to the core, and adaptable to deliver signature architectural voids and raked ceilings.

Upon entry to this expansive home you are greeted with a grand entry foyer characterised by a dramatic light-filled void and an exposed SHAWOOD timber beam. Large, carefully placed windows to the front and rear elevations ensure the home is awash in an abundance of natural light and ventilation.

On the ground floor, the open-plan lounge, dining, casual living space and gourmet kitchen connect seamlessly to the large alfresco area and landscaped yard, creating a calming sense of continuity and space.

In addition to the integrated living zones, the ground floor also includes an opulent master bedroom suite complete with an expansive walk-in robe and ensuite with an indulgent freestanding bath, plus a fifth bedroom with its own ensuite.

The first floor includes a further three bedrooms, all with robes, a bathroom, study and an airy, central family room. A double garage with additional depth allows for the inclusion of a workshop space or storage, completing the picture.

The residence affords a wonderful sense of outdoor living and unique innovations that make a SHAWOOD home so distinctive, including quality appliances and contemporary finishes throughout.

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Shawood by Sekisui House