Modern courtyard house built with inner courtyard placed in the central of the house. This modern courtyard house has deformed roof at one of its roof structure corner at back to maximize sunlight brighten courtyard and entire house. The house is rectangular home plan and has two-story volume. The ground floor consist entrance area that separate from guest room, master bedroom, and large space for kitchen-dining-living at the back layout. First level consist of three small bedrooms for children, bathroom, and children playroom that suspended above kitchen interior area.
This contemporary brick house has interesting exterior appearance. Indeed the brick painted in white, but the surface has stunning inset brickwork pattern that still visible. The visual pattern brings its own color for the house exterior and gives sublime impression of massive rectangular house construction. Each window and door has steel plate sun shades. Concrete retaining walls for front garden that also act as fence, become border between parcel and the street. At the backyard, next to glazed sliding doors opening, simple economical patio constructed and become transition area between this open plan house and backyard lawn garden. The patio direct connects with living room; together bring inside-outside room experience.
For the interior of this modern home whiteness theme applied. The kitchen design also in white. Both kitchen backsplash tiles and cabinetry has white color. The inner courtyard linked with interior of the house with massive folding glazed doors at two side; guest room side and kitchen-dining-living side. So, from the guest room, we can walk to rear interior through inner courtyard. In the inner courtyard, there is only graveled concrete floor with no garden created. But plants in containers bring green atmosphere in the courtyard. At another wall, built-in ventilation made from brick that has webbing pattern. The webbing pattern ventilation also made at wall of playroom area. This modern courtyard house designed by Bennett and Trimble architects.