Mountain Retreat

CEDIA Award Winner for Best Integrated Home Installation over $150,000

Perched on a mountain with sweeping views of Brisbane’s outer northern suburbs, stands this very private residential mountain retreat. The home is laden with the ultimate of the latest advancements in technology solutions, designed for the house of both today and tomorrow.

Key Design Objectives

  • Extensive cabling infrastructure (future ready)
  • Smart Wiring / Structured Cabling
  • Audio & Visual Distribution to multiple rooms independently
  • 4D Cinema room
  • Multi room Audio Visual
  • Security and CCTV throughout the property
  • Lighting Control & Automation
  • Blind Control & Automation
  • IT Networking
  • Intercom and integration to phone system / Access Control
  • Energy efficiency / Energy Management
  • Intuitive and easy to use touchscreen control system
  • Integration of above systems to automate regular activities and simplify control
  • Equipment that will seamlessly blend with & compliment the décor of the home

Given its stunning location and Queensland’s delightful climate, the convergence of indoor and outdoor living was imperative to the home owners. Also high on their wish list was to have the ultimate in home entertainment, whilst remaining energy efficient and simple to use.

The multi award winning team at Electronic Living were brought in to realise this dream, having forged an international reputation over the last decade for completing some of the most technologically advanced homes in Australia and abroad. 

A simple visit to the highly acclaimed Electronic Living showroom in Virginia is testament to the team’s massive success in the field, with its walls adorned with a plethora of international accolades that they have achieved for some of the worlds most cutting edge homes. It’s an eye opener and an absolute must-see when planning the design of your next dream home.

Electronic Living believe that the key to creating a truly game-changing way to manage your home environment lies in providing a seamlessly integrated system. A Savant home automation system provides the foundation of the homes integrated systems and is designed to be used with absolute ease. Rather than forcing home-owners to use complex, segregated and proprietary systems or having to navigate confusing menus to control the technology aspects of the home, they offer an intuitive, simple way to manage all your connected devices – devices that people are used to using every day, such as your iPad.

This project is a fine example of how technology should be firmly embraced when building your dream home, providing the home owner with a structured and simple approach to handling the plethora of services required for building today’s modern abode. If not already being handled by automated scheduling preset in the system settings, the remaining functionality of the home can be accessed from the touch of a button on any iPad or iPhone device, from an onsite or offsite location anywhere in the world. The global success of the iPod, iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad are testament to how easy and intuitive Apple products are to understand and operate for the end user. It is these devices that control all aspects of the technology in this home with absolute precision and simplicity.