Balmoral House is a split level house at Balmoral, Brisbane. The house is built on a small lot and is characterized by textured materials that aim to engage and integrate the dwelling with its surrounding context, being predominantly fibrecement, timber and stone. The planning of the house is composed of elevated open plan living at the rear which looks out to city views and a gym at the lower level which connects to an outdoor swimming pool. The home also has an office fronting the street and a media room to entertain family and guests. The simplicity in choice of cladding materials and smart planning helped create an enjoyable home to live in within the client’s budget constraints.