We simplified the façade and use traditional construction methods where possible.
Pre-lay for future connection to photovoltaics and rain water tanks helped to keep initial costs down but still retain the energy and water efficient integrity of the project. Future rain water tank will flush wc’s and washing machine and filter at kitchen sink.
Ceiling fans and natural cross ventilation via louvered windows are used for temperature control coupled with reverse cycle air conditioning and heat from fireplace for those extreme hot and cold days. Night purging from high level louvres in living and dining relieve internal space of built up heat during the day when opened to cooler air temperature at night. Cavity insulation was used to all external brick walls. North facing windows and a solar pergola allow maximum winter sun into the daytime living spaces.
The owners wanted to incorporate composite materials in the façade and Hairdies Scyon Axon cladding was use to the study and living/dining external walls to great effect. The colonnades to the entry and outside the study changed the appearance from standard roof construction to flat roof appearance.
Bedrooms: 20.12m wide x 49.02m deep
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