Media Room, Home Entertainment & Home Automation

System Price $210,000

System Includes

Living Room Media System, Multi-Room Audio-Visual, Home Automation, Lighting Control, Security, Access Control, Network, Installation & Programming

Life Style Store were proud to win the award of “Best Lighting Project – Australia” at the 2018 Control4 Dealer Awards for this project.

The owners of this home were renovating what was to be a property for them to enjoy as they approached the period of life post having raised their children.

Their previous three homes had all featured automation systems completed by another automation and audio-visual provider. Having experienced the ups and downs of previous systems including C-Bus, Dynalite and Crestron the client was actually considering not automating their new property. They also were tending towards only installing Soundbars for Audio-Visual for similar reasons. One of the core requirements of the client was simplicity. The client was fed up with receiving calls from his wife and children whilst in their previous homes because they couldn’t use their system or the home wasn’t responding as required. Reliability and ease of use were much more important than product quality and performance to the client. They were prepared to sacrifice performance for rock solid reliability.

The home was a federation era home that was being renovated to the point of almost being a new construction, a stunning waterfront property with views of Sydney Harbour and the client needed all items in the home to integrate into the style of the property and wanted a fully automated home that didn’t appear too modern. We achieved this by careful product selection and placement.

After multiple meetings and discussions the client agreed to proceed down the path of a Control4 home automation system, security integration, distributed audio-visual and a complete Pakedge network. Control4 enabled us to achieve everything the client desired in this home. Panelised lighting was used for automating all of the lighting and blinds within the home. A Control4 intercom system is combined with keypad access panels and a Ness automated alarm system to provide security monitoring of the property and complete access control. Control4 is also integrated to the Lilin NVR and cameras so that all cameras can be viewed within one app. A Pakedge network supplies the backbone to the complete system and allows the system to be monitored via Bakpak.

This project is a stunning example of what can be achieved in a traditional style home utilising modern home automation. It also showcases the level of detail that the team at Life Style Store go to when completing a system of this nature for a client.

AS FEATURED IN BUILD HOME MAGAZINE SUPPLEMENT:

project | lavender bay

TOTAL CONTROL

A Federation-era home on Sydney Harbour is brought into the future and beyond

These Lavender Bay homeowners were renovating what was to be a property for them to enjoy as they approach the period of life following child rearing. Their previous three homes all featured automation systems completed by other automation and audio-visual providers. Having experienced the ups and downs of previous systems, the client actually considered not automating their new property. They also were tending towards only installing soundbars for audio-visual for similar ease-of-use reasons.

One of the core requirements of the client was simplicity. Reliability and ease of use were much more important than pure product performance for this client. They were prepared to sacrifice performance for rock-solid reliability. The waterfront property with views of Sydney Harbour was from the Federation era and was being renovated to the point of almost being a new construction. The client needed all items in the home to integrate into the style of the property and once they came to realise that they couldn’t live without automation, they set upon the path to finding a home automation provider. After multiple meetings and discussions, the client engaged Life Style Store to deliver a fully automated home that didn’t appear to be taken over by technology. This was achieved by the team at Life Style Store and Corben Architects via careful product selection and placement. To ensure reliability and system stability, a Control4 home automation system, security integration, distributed audio-visual and a complete Pakedge network were selected. “Since we have completed this work, the client has referred a number of clients to us, which is a testament to how happy he is with the solution we have provided,” says Vinod Christie-David, managing director of Life Style Store.

“The professionals at Life Style Store were a joy to work with and the Control4 system has been easy to use yet powerful in what it can do in our home,” says the homeowner, who thoroughly enjoys the system that has been delivered and the cutting-edge technology, already embracing voice control throughout the home for the Control4 system. Life Style Store was proud to win the Best Lighting Project — Australia award at the 2018 Control4 Dealer Awards for this project. “Control4 enabled us to achieve everything the client desired in this home,” says Vinod. “Panelised lighting was used for automating all lighting and blinds within the home. A Control4 intercom system is combined with a keypad, access panels and a Ness automated alarm system to provide security monitoring of the property and complete access control. The security cameras are also integrated to Control4 so that all home functions are controlled and accessed by one app. A Pakedge network supplies the backbone to the complete system and allows the system to be monitored remotely via Bakpak.”

  • Samsung 75″ UHD LED Television
  • Bose Lifestyle 135 Soundbar System for TV Viewing
  • Oppo BDP105D Blu-ray & Media Player
  • Paradigm Elite Series 8″ In-Ceiling Speakers for Music
  • Sonos Connect:Amplified Zone Player
  • Isotek Aquarius Power Conditioner
  • Control4 EA3 Home Controller
  • Control4 10″ Portable Touchscreen

  • Stealth Acoustics LR3 “Invisible” In-Ceiling Speakers x 2
  • Sonos Connect Zone Player Music Streamer
  • Audio Control Rialto 400 Power Amplifier

  • Stealth Acoustics LR3 “Invisible” In-Ceiling Speakers x 2
  • Sonos Connect Zone Player Music Streamer
  • Audio Control Rialto 400 Power Amplifier

  • Samsung 40″ LED Televison
  • Vogel’s Pivoting Wall Mount TV Bracket
  • Paradigm Elite Series 8″ In-Ceiling Speakers for Music
  • Sonos Connect:Amplified Zone Player

  • Samsung 55″ UHD LED Television
  • Paradigm Elite Series 8″ In-Ceiling Speakers for Music
  • Sonos Connect Zone Player
  • Marantz CD6005 CD Player
  • Pro-Ject Signature 10 Turntable & Ortofon 2M Black Cartridge
  • Control4 EA1 Home Controller
  • Control4 10″ Portable Touchscreen

  • Paradigm Elite Series 8″ In-Ceiling Speakers for Music
  • Sonos Connect:Amplified Zone Player

  • Paradigm Elite Series 8″ In-Ceiling Speakers for Music
  • Sonos Connect:Amplified Zone Player

  • Origin Acoustics Seasons Landscape Garden Speakers x 2
  • Sonos Connect Zone Player Music Streamer
  • Audio Control Rialto 400 Power Amplifier

  • Origin Acoustics Seasons Landscape Garden Speakers x 2
  • Sonos Connect Zone Player Music Streamer
  • Audio Control Rialto 400 Power Amplifier

  • Control4 Premium Home Automation Controller
  • Control4 In-Wall Keypads x 31
  • Control4 8 Channel Lighting Dimmers x 10
  • Control4 8 Channel Lighting & Device Control Relays x 5
  • Control4 5 Slot Lighting Enclosures x 3
  • Blind & Curtain Control
  • Full Size Equipment Rack

  • Control4 DS2 Intercom Station at Front Gate
  • Control4 DS2 Intercom Station at Front Door
  • Control4 Fixed Internal Touch Screens x 3
  • Control4 Portable Touch Screens x 3

  • Ness M1 Automated Security Station
  • Automated Access Control

  • Pakedge RK1 Wireless Router
  • Pakedge 24 Port POE Managed Network Switches x 2
  • Pakedge Network Wireless Manager
  • Pakedge High Performance Wireless Access Points x 5
  • UPS Battery Back Up Power Supply

Media Room, Home Entertainment & Home Automation

System Price $210,000

System Includes

Living Room Media System, Multi-Room Audio-Visual, Home Automation, Lighting Control, Security, Access Control, Network, Installation & Programming

Life Style Store were proud to win the award of “Best Lighting Project – Australia” at the 2018 Control4 Dealer Awards for this project.

The owners of this home were renovating what was to be a property for them to enjoy as they approached the period of life post having raised their children.

Their previous three homes had all featured automation systems completed by another automation and audio-visual provider. Having experienced the ups and downs of previous systems including C-Bus, Dynalite and Crestron the client was actually considering not automating their new property. They also were tending towards only installing Soundbars for Audio-Visual for similar reasons. One of the core requirements of the client was simplicity. The client was fed up with receiving calls from his wife and children whilst in their previous homes because they couldn’t use their system or the home wasn’t responding as required. Reliability and ease of use were much more important than product quality and performance to the client. They were prepared to sacrifice performance for rock solid reliability.

The home was a federation era home that was being renovated to the point of almost being a new construction, a stunning waterfront property with views of Sydney Harbour and the client needed all items in the home to integrate into the style of the property and wanted a fully automated home that didn’t appear too modern. We achieved this by careful product selection and placement.

After multiple meetings and discussions the client agreed to proceed down the path of a Control4 home automation system, security integration, distributed audio-visual and a complete Pakedge network. Control4 enabled us to achieve everything the client desired in this home. Panelised lighting was used for automating all of the lighting and blinds within the home. A Control4 intercom system is combined with keypad access panels and a Ness automated alarm system to provide security monitoring of the property and complete access control. Control4 is also integrated to the Lilin NVR and cameras so that all cameras can be viewed within one app. A Pakedge network supplies the backbone to the complete system and allows the system to be monitored via Bakpak.

This project is a stunning example of what can be achieved in a traditional style home utilising modern home automation. It also showcases the level of detail that the team at Life Style Store go to when completing a system of this nature for a client.

AS FEATURED IN BUILD HOME MAGAZINE SUPPLEMENT:

project | lavender bay

TOTAL CONTROL

A Federation-era home on Sydney Harbour is brought into the future and beyond

These Lavender Bay homeowners were renovating what was to be a property for them to enjoy as they approach the period of life following child rearing. Their previous three homes all featured automation systems completed by other automation and audio-visual providers. Having experienced the ups and downs of previous systems, the client actually considered not automating their new property. They also were tending towards only installing soundbars for audio-visual for similar ease-of-use reasons.

One of the core requirements of the client was simplicity. Reliability and ease of use were much more important than pure product performance for this client. They were prepared to sacrifice performance for rock-solid reliability. The waterfront property with views of Sydney Harbour was from the Federation era and was being renovated to the point of almost being a new construction. The client needed all items in the home to integrate into the style of the property and once they came to realise that they couldn’t live without automation, they set upon the path to finding a home automation provider. After multiple meetings and discussions, the client engaged Life Style Store to deliver a fully automated home that didn’t appear to be taken over by technology. This was achieved by the team at Life Style Store and Corben Architects via careful product selection and placement. To ensure reliability and system stability, a Control4 home automation system, security integration, distributed audio-visual and a complete Pakedge network were selected. “Since we have completed this work, the client has referred a number of clients to us, which is a testament to how happy he is with the solution we have provided,” says Vinod Christie-David, managing director of Life Style Store.

“The professionals at Life Style Store were a joy to work with and the Control4 system has been easy to use yet powerful in what it can do in our home,” says the homeowner, who thoroughly enjoys the system that has been delivered and the cutting-edge technology, already embracing voice control throughout the home for the Control4 system. Life Style Store was proud to win the Best Lighting Project — Australia award at the 2018 Control4 Dealer Awards for this project. “Control4 enabled us to achieve everything the client desired in this home,” says Vinod. “Panelised lighting was used for automating all lighting and blinds within the home. A Control4 intercom system is combined with a keypad, access panels and a Ness automated alarm system to provide security monitoring of the property and complete access control. The security cameras are also integrated to Control4 so that all home functions are controlled and accessed by one app. A Pakedge network supplies the backbone to the complete system and allows the system to be monitored remotely via Bakpak.”

  • Samsung 75″ UHD LED Television
  • Bose Lifestyle 135 Soundbar System for TV Viewing
  • Oppo BDP105D Blu-ray & Media Player
  • Paradigm Elite Series 8″ In-Ceiling Speakers for Music
  • Sonos Connect:Amplified Zone Player
  • Isotek Aquarius Power Conditioner
  • Control4 EA3 Home Controller
  • Control4 10″ Portable Touchscreen

  • Stealth Acoustics LR3 “Invisible” In-Ceiling Speakers x 2
  • Sonos Connect Zone Player Music Streamer
  • Audio Control Rialto 400 Power Amplifier

  • Stealth Acoustics LR3 “Invisible” In-Ceiling Speakers x 2
  • Sonos Connect Zone Player Music Streamer
  • Audio Control Rialto 400 Power Amplifier

  • Samsung 40″ LED Televison
  • Vogel’s Pivoting Wall Mount TV Bracket
  • Paradigm Elite Series 8″ In-Ceiling Speakers for Music
  • Sonos Connect:Amplified Zone Player

  • Samsung 55″ UHD LED Television
  • Paradigm Elite Series 8″ In-Ceiling Speakers for Music
  • Sonos Connect Zone Player
  • Marantz CD6005 CD Player
  • Pro-Ject Signature 10 Turntable & Ortofon 2M Black Cartridge
  • Control4 EA1 Home Controller
  • Control4 10″ Portable Touchscreen

  • Paradigm Elite Series 8″ In-Ceiling Speakers for Music
  • Sonos Connect:Amplified Zone Player

  • Paradigm Elite Series 8″ In-Ceiling Speakers for Music
  • Sonos Connect:Amplified Zone Player

  • Origin Acoustics Seasons Landscape Garden Speakers x 2
  • Sonos Connect Zone Player Music Streamer
  • Audio Control Rialto 400 Power Amplifier

  • Origin Acoustics Seasons Landscape Garden Speakers x 2
  • Sonos Connect Zone Player Music Streamer
  • Audio Control Rialto 400 Power Amplifier

  • Control4 Premium Home Automation Controller
  • Control4 In-Wall Keypads x 31
  • Control4 8 Channel Lighting Dimmers x 10
  • Control4 8 Channel Lighting & Device Control Relays x 5
  • Control4 5 Slot Lighting Enclosures x 3
  • Blind & Curtain Control
  • Full Size Equipment Rack

  • Control4 DS2 Intercom Station at Front Gate
  • Control4 DS2 Intercom Station at Front Door
  • Control4 Fixed Internal Touch Screens x 3
  • Control4 Portable Touch Screens x 3

  • Pakedge RK1 Wireless Router
  • Pakedge 24 Port POE Managed Network Switches x 2
  • Pakedge Network Wireless Manager
  • Pakedge High Performance Wireless Access Points x 5
  • UPS Battery Back Up Power Supply

Installation Overview

Approx. price: $210,000

Living room media system, multi-room audio-visual, home automation, lighting control, security, access control, network

  • Year of installation: 2017
  • Suburb: Lavender Bay
  • Architect: Mohit Keni, Corben Architects
  • Builder: Yuncken Constructions
Interior designer:

Louise Bell