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From the Resene News – issue 4/2005

Talking point - Margate beach home

Margate beach homeFive stories of beachfront home on Margate Parade is drawing the attention and discussion of beachgoers for its striking use of strategically placed windows and exterior colours separating the design from more traditional neighbours. A popular spot located 50 metres from the sands of Margate Beach the home is exposed to Moreton Bay, the land alone adds six zeros to the residence's value.

The ultra modern home with a multi-million dollar price tag does not spare any expense incorporating a mezzanine floor, podium, breathtaking views, extensive fibre optic lighting and its own waterfall providing a refreshing cascade to the ground level pool below. The owner's design brief called for excitement and uniqueness.

Resene Rust-Arrest and Resene Galvo-Prime acrylic galvanised iron primer protect the substrate overcoated in Resene Lumbersider tinted to Resene Bardot (warm yellow) on exterior walls and features of Resene Bright Red (letterbox red) and Resene Havoc (chromatic red). Resene Renegade (brown edged red), Resene Raspberry (warm berry red), Resene Sandtex lightly textured Mediterranean finish and Resene Paint Effects stimulate the senses further. An Altex marine coating finish colour matched to Resene Havoc protects the galvanised columns.

Inside the palette is just as daring with hues of low sheen Resene Tinkerbell (clean yellow), Resene Charger (orange yellow), Resene Daredevil (fluoro orange), Resene Alo Alo (fluoro yellow green), Resene Turbo (bright yellow), Resene Caesar (blue green) and Resene Harlequin (reddened purple) providing bold splashes of colour against the large expanses of glass.

And just to prove that all details have been accounted for, the rooftop features an Australian flag with built in air pump to ensure the flag flies proudly on even the most windless summer days.

Careful design down to the details... it must be time to sit back and admire the views.

Margate beach home

Architect: Jamie Moscoso
Resene: Andrew Abrahams, Business Development Manager; Jason Osborn, Queensland Trade Sales Representative


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