Designed in 1953 by Robin Boyd for Victor and Peggy Stone, this modest home in Melbourne’s Eaglemont reflected the progressive attitudes of its owners.

Stone House (1953) revisited

The original brief for the Stone House was for a modest dwelling with light, greenery and open space that could potentially accommodate children.

Designed in 1953 by Robin Boyd for Victor and Peggy Stone, this modest home in Melbourne’s Eaglemont reflected the progressive attitudes of its owners.

Stone House (1953) revisited

Designed in 1953 by Robin Boyd for Victor and Peggy Stone, this modest home in Melbourne’s Eaglemont reflected the progressive attitudes of its owners.

// The Featherston House in Ivanhoe, Melbourne, designed by Robin Boyd in 1967 featured in a new Thames & Hudson book ‘Indoor Green: Living with Plants’. Written by Bree Claffey. Photography by Lauren Bamford.

Solid brick contrasts the 'floating' appearance of the platforms

Designed in 1953 by Robin Boyd for Victor and Peggy Stone, this modest home in Melbourne’s Eaglemont reflected the progressive attitudes of its owners.

Stone House (1953) revisited

Designed in 1953 by Robin Boyd for Victor and Peggy Stone, this modest home in Melbourne’s Eaglemont reflected the progressive attitudes of its owners.

Designed in 1953 by Robin Boyd for Victor and Peggy Stone, this modest home in Melbourne’s Eaglemont reflected the progressive attitudes of its owners.

Stone House (1953) revisited

The Stones’ budget only allowed for kitchen built-ins, and the rest of the joinery was purchased at a later date.

The western wall is faced in rough local stone, lending thermal mass and a dramatic backdrop to the kitchen and living area.

King House and Studios (1952–64) revisited

Robin Boyd - King House The western wall is faced in rough local stone, lending thermal mass and a dramatic backdrop to the kitchen and living area.

Designed in 1953 by Robin Boyd for Victor and Peggy Stone, this modest home in Melbourne’s Eaglemont reflected the progressive attitudes of its owners.

Stone House (1953) revisited

Many of the internal walls are lined with unpainted vertical joint timber boards.

Architect: Robin Boyd  McClune Residence  "The McClune House, 1969, near Frankston… has a big parasol roof of steel and fibreglass sheeting in the shape of a square doughnut, supported on steel-braced timber posts independent of the structure of the rooms. These follow a comparatively free plan beneath a raised roof, avoiding the central open square where a garden court receives the rain. The rooms are conventionally framed as flat-roofed boxes lined externally and internally with off-sa...

Architect: Robin Boyd McClune Residence "The McClune House, 1969, near Frankston… has a big parasol roof of steel and fibreglass sheeting in the shape of a square doughnut, supported on steel-braced timber posts independent of the structure of the rooms. These follow a comparatively free plan beneath a raised roof, avoiding the central open square where a garden court receives the rain. The rooms are conventionally framed as flat-roofed boxes lined externally and internally with off-sa...

Designed in 1953 by Robin Boyd for Victor and Peggy Stone, this modest home in Melbourne’s Eaglemont reflected the progressive attitudes of its owners.

Stone House (1953) revisited

Cypress trees, black bamboo and other foliage afford privacy, obscuring the immediate suburban development.

Designed in 1953 by Robin Boyd for Victor and Peggy Stone, this modest home in Melbourne’s Eaglemont reflected the progressive attitudes of its owners.

Stone House (1953) revisited

When a second child was born, the owners enclosed the carport to become a sunroom, with a new bedroom above.

A bedroom was added after authorities stated that they would not allow a dwelling of only one room.

King House and Studios (1952–64) revisited

Robin Boyd’s King House and Studios in Warrandyte, designed for sculptor Inge King and artist Grahame King, was completed in three stages in 1955 and

Designed in 1953 by Robin Boyd for Victor and Peggy Stone, this modest home in Melbourne’s Eaglemont reflected the progressive attitudes of its owners.

Stone House (1953) revisited

Designed in 1953 by Robin Boyd for Victor and Peggy Stone, this modest home in Melbourne’s Eaglemont reflected the progressive attitudes of its owners.

Architect: Robin Boyd  McClune Residence  "The McClune House, 1969, near Frankston… has a big parasol roof of steel and fibreglass sheeting in the shape of a square doughnut, supported on steel-braced timber posts independent of the structure of the rooms. These follow a comparatively free plan beneath a raised roof, avoiding the central open square where a garden court receives the rain. The rooms are conventionally framed as flat-roofed boxes lined externally and internally with off-sa...

Architect: Robin Boyd McClune Residence "The McClune House, 1969, near Frankston… has a big parasol roof of steel and fibreglass sheeting in the shape of a square doughnut, supported on steel-braced timber posts independent of the structure of the rooms. These follow a comparatively free plan beneath a raised roof, avoiding the central open square where a garden court receives the rain. The rooms are conventionally framed as flat-roofed boxes lined externally and internally with off-sa...

Architect: Robin Boyd  McClune Residence  "The McClune House, 1969, near Frankston… has a big parasol roof of steel and fibreglass sheeting in the shape of a square doughnut, supported on steel-braced timber posts independent of the structure of the rooms. These follow a comparatively free plan beneath a raised roof, avoiding the central open square where a garden court receives the rain. The rooms are conventionally framed as flat-roofed boxes lined externally and internally with off-sa...

Architect: Robin Boyd McClune Residence "The McClune House, 1969, near Frankston… has a big parasol roof of steel and fibreglass sheeting in the shape of a square doughnut, supported on steel-braced timber posts independent of the structure of the rooms. These follow a comparatively free plan beneath a raised roof, avoiding the central open square where a garden court receives the rain. The rooms are conventionally framed as flat-roofed boxes lined externally and internally with off-sa...

Marcus Road, Frankston, Australia - Built: 1968 | by MidCentArc

Boyd Homes Group: The McClune House Frankston South, is Available for Long-Term Rental

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