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This riverfront Brisbane home is perfectly angled to capture beautiful views and northern light

first_imgAn open plan to the lounge area.The house offered a total living area is 550sq m, all set on a 1046sq m of riverfront land.Mr Curran said among all the design elements, his favourite was at the front.“I always loved the way the entry sequence worked where you sort of walked across those decks that floated above the water features and the landscape and through the entry into that void,” he said. The house sits above its site.The site included established landscaping with water feature and garden that led to a private pontoon. 41 Brisbane Corso, Fairfield is to be auctioned on site August 26 at 12:00 midday.Follow Kieran Clair on Twitter at @kieranclair or Facebook on Kieran Clair — journo This angular riverfront home in Fairfield is of excellent quality and perfectly captures light and views.Sitting on the banks of the river at 41 Brisbane Corso, Fairfield is a beautiful home striking an unusual pose.The wedgelike four-bedroom, four-bathroom, two-level home appeared to float above its site, and its creator, Push Architects principal, Paul Curran, said the location dictated the design.“It was definitely to bend the plan to get the more desirable northern aspect and the views,” Mr Curran said.“It was just such a fantastic site with the river views, and to also get the northerly aspect over to the Eleanor Schonell Bridge which had just been constructed over to the university at the time.”Mr Curran said the home was a contemporary take with modernist elements, which included blurring the boundaries between the indoors and outdoors. The home’s stunning kitchen.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor2 hours ago“The automated aluminium louvres protect the high and large walls of glass that do get a little bit of the northwest sun. You’re able to close it down when you need to.”Not surprisingly, fittings and features were top end throughout and included high ceilings with a panelled finish, louvres, large timber-frame sliding glass doors plus built in cabinetry.center_img One of its architect’s favourite elements.“And also lifting the house up above the site but not too much so that it flows onto the garden really nicely and down onto the river.” 41 Brisbane Corso, Fairfield captures the views.“You’re often entertaining out on the deck and it’s nice to have the kitchen quite close. It really makes a good liveable Brisbane home,” Mr Curran said.last_img read more

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Tropical Depression Dissipates off Florida’s Atlantic Coast

first_imgA storm system located off of Florida’s Atlantic coast is no longer a tropical depression.The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Tuesday it will stop issuing advisories for the storm after it dissipated into a trough of low pressure this morning.It’s centered about 60 miles east-southeast of Daytona Beach and is posing no threat to land as it moves northward.Forecasters say the storm could still hail one to three inches of rain across the northwest Bahamas.Related content:Tropical Depression 3 forms off the coast of Floridalast_img read more

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Players selected for England’s senior campaigns

first_img Bryan Hughes (Hesketh) became the first Englishman since 2003 to win the Seniors’ Amateur Championship at Sunningdale, where he shot three-under 67 in the final round.  Mark Stones (Boyce Hill) was runner-up in the Welsh seniors among other high finishes which have taken him to fifth place on the senior order of merit.  The players:  The same six players, together with Ian Attoe of Surrey, will defend England’s title in the Senior Men’s Home Internationals at Rosslare Golf Club, Ireland, from 26-28 September.  Tags: England Senior Men’s, European Senior Men’s Bryan Hughes, the new Seniors’ Amateur Champion, is included in England’s six-man side for the European senior men’s team championship.  Hughes, from Lancashire, will be joined by English senior champion Doug Cameron (pictured) from BB&O, Ian Crowther also of Lancashire, Stephen East of Yorkshire, Alan Mew of Hampshire and Mark Stones of Essex.  Doug Cameron (Henley), returns to the side after winning the English senior men’s amateur championship at Saunton, Devon, earlier this season.  Ian Crowther (Royal Lytham & St Annes) is the Welsh senior champion and also had a top ten finish in the Seniors’ Amateur Championship.center_img The championship will be played at the PGA Sweden National Golf Club from 5-9 September. Last year England won the bronze medal.  30 Aug 2017 Players selected for England’s senior campaigns Ian Attoe (Worplesdon) was the English senior champion in 2015 and was third in this season’s Welsh senior championship.  Stephen East (Wike Ride) is a past winner of the English, Spanish, Portuguese and Scottish senior titles.  He also won the England Golf senior order of merit in 2014 and 2016.  Image copyright Leaderboard Photography Alan Mew (Stoneham) has consistently high results in senior events, most recently as the runner-up in the Bill Shankland Memorial Trophy at Parkstone, Dorset. last_img read more