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House Kalafatas Challita by Tribe Studio

  • Located in suburban Sydney, Autrilia, House Kalafatas challita was built in response to the client’s request to honor the suburban style while updated just enough for their growing family. The existing house is a 1950s red brick bungalow with some quaint stylistic nods to modernism in its detailing. On top of rearranging the interior, Tribe Studio built a new living pavilion out of recycled bricks and roof tiles, the bricks are laid out crudely and unevenly, differentiating this informal rear yard pavilion from the traditional main house. Large sliding timber doors are used throughout to change the operation of the spaces. A study within the living room can be fully concealed, a door can hide the TV and play equipment, or move to block off the hallway for efficient heating, or moved again to shut off the sun during summer. This technique allows for more flexibility which achieves more function in less space, adding to the passive sustainability credential of the house while retaining the generous proportion of garden to house.

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  • Jessie Jessie was born in China in 1989; she holds a Bachelor degree in Marketing and Global Management from Binghamton University and is currently a marketing major MBA student there. Her diverse background provided her with early exposure to different cultures which led her to take an interest in international business development. Even though she has serious intentions in becoming a globalized business woman in the future she also has many hobbies that people normally wouldn’t link together. She is a cosmetics/skincare enthusiast who started her own YouTube channel as a beauty guru in hopes of sharing her knowledge and experiences with the rest of the community. She is a dedicated foodie that spends countless hours researching the best places in town to eat and enjoy time with her friends. With possibilities of culinary school and makeup freelancing in her future, she is open-minded and hopes to live as optimistic as she can be.
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