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Our latest project explores a Victorian residence on Melbourne’s city edge that combines historical significance with contemporary living. From the front, this heritage dwelling boasts classic period charm. Moving throughout the home, your eye is drawn to the modern open-plan living extension, garden and entertaining area.

“It was important to create a seamless flow to the entertainment zones. Good lighting design provides the connection between indoor and outdoor spaces.” Graeme, T8 Developments.

MATERIALS

The combination of innovative materials used throughout the project, along with a creatively designed floor plan provide a visual connection between the interior and exterior. Glass brick feature walls offer glimpses of the garden and a feature timber screening made from South American hardwood provides the connection between the dwelling and the surrounding entertaining areas.

OUTDOOR LIGHTING

Gardens at Night designed a lighting scheme to define the zoned areas and highlight focal points around the garden. Accent lights were used to create a sense of space and provide feature lighting to the retained Fig tree. Adjustable wall lights project light onto the outdoor dining area and Step lighting guides guests along the changing levels between entertainment zones. The use of Underwater lighting brings the impressive water feature to life at night. Linear lighting is used to enhance the floating bench seat which can be seen from inside the main living area and guest bedroom entrance.

READY FOR ENTERTAINING

With unique zoned spaces including an outdoor fire pit, barbeque and entertainment area this thoughtfully designed space offers an oasis to be enjoyed no matter the season. From long summer days to cooler months, this garden will be enjoyed for many years to come.

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Developer  |  T8 Developments
Landscape Designer  |  Cos Design
Landscaper  |  Outer Spaces Landscaping
Landscape Lighting  |  Gardens at Night
Outdoor Sculpture  |  Lump Sculpture
Photography  |  David Eaton

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Fourth Dimension is a New Zealand-owned company specialising in world-class lighting solutions. Having formed partnerships with respected architectural and decorative lighting brands from across Europe, Australia and beyond, Fourth Dimension offers a range that’s technically advanced and beautifully innovative.

Consulting closely with commercial and residential clients, Fourth Dimension combines exceptional lighting instruments with thoughtful design – aiming to enhance people’s environments and lives. Together with leading architects, interior designers and lighting designers, Fourth Dimension has illuminated some of New Zealand’s most impressive restaurants, bars, offices, retail spaces and private homes.

Founded in 2019, Fourth Dimension saw an opportunity to use its teams collective expertise to bring high-end lighting brands to New Zealand, making these sought after products more accessible. Fourth Dimension now represents a collection of carefully selected brands, which are on display in our showroom in Auckland.

We also appreciate that sustainable solutions are now no longer simply a value add-on but often a requirement. That is why the Fourth Dimension team has hand-picked brands at the forefront of energy-efficient lighting to give you access to the latest green technology which can help make a difference.

When you come to Fourth Dimension you get lighting which makes a visual statement while at the same time delivering high-end performance