INSIDE AND OUT
Once they’d decided to stay in the street, Kobi and Georgia designed their home to open onto it. The entire front of the house is built around connecting with the street and interacting with their neighbours. Via the oversized sliding doors, the house opens completely, pavilion-style, to the front yard, where decking spills down into the garden. “I had seen large sliding doors that slid back into a wall cavity in magazines and on design television shows, and loved the idea,” Kobi says. He worked on the concept for a week using repurposed timber from his demolition and skateboard wheels. “It seems to have worked because the doors seal really well and roll well back and forth,” says Kobi.
Coconut tree trunk split and painted and used as pot for plants.