Dezeen's Jessica Mairs takes a look at the unique, perforated façade of a concrete-clad​ house in Melbourne by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects.

The 2,045-square-foot abode's exterior is constructed of panels of concrete block​ and metal. While the cement blocks are opaque, the windows and garage doors feature perforated metal shutters. The circular openings allow natural light to stream through and cast a distorted pattern of light and shadow over the interior's white-painted walls.

"The facade is abstract yet engaging and interactive with the street. The operability and translucency of the shutters contribute a level of engagement with the street, amplified in the evenings when the glowing perforations animate the facade to create a playful and vibrant entry forecourt," the firm said.

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