Fairways Elita

'Elita' for Rod Johnstone New Homes.  This home will soon be built at the Fairways (a new golf course estate in Townsville).  The inspiration for our design comes from the Palm Springs work of Richard Neutra and the courtyard style homes of Portugal - a fitting response to our dry tropical climate.  The home is deliberately understated from the exterior with a simple roof line and minimal decorative elements.  The landscape (designed by Landscape Architect Renee Jezard) is the heart and soul of this home, and has heavily influenced our building design.  A central courtyard promotes natural light and cooling breezes and provides a private refuge for the occupants.  The interiors have been carefully crafted in collaboration with 'Hilton Art' - a Brisbane based design company.  This home will be full of surprises as we aim to introduce a more suitable style of tropical living and really stimulate peoples senses (tactile, visual, sound and smell) through our creation of space, selection of materials, and seamless transition to the outdoors.  Our favourite design element is the sunken lounge on the back deck!