PO Box 432, CLARE SA 5453
Ph/Fax: (08) 8842 3252
Mob: 0418 890 047

2007 HIA/CSR Custom Built $550,000 to $750,00 Award

 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
2008 CUSTOM BUILT TO $750,000
2008 MOST INNOVATIVE USE OF STEEL
2009 HIA/CSR AUSTRALIAN HOUSING AWARDS FINALIST
Architect:  Mr Greg Pulford of GP Architects pty ltd

This home was designed with the main influence being site location with a clear idea of setting into a hillside with two levels.  The home has two distinct living zones to take full advantage of the seasons.  It was developed to create a north facing courtyard as the home is facing South, taking in the views of the sth/west.  This home has a fresh and open living feel.
Features of this home include:-
Site orientation, elevation in relation to the saddle of the land and design;
Concrete slab to both ground and first floor levels;
Core filled concrete block construction to lower level;
Timber Framing (wall and roof);
Combination of galvanised corrugated steel and ‘shadow clad’ plywood wall cladding;
High level windows to provide winter sunshine and summer shade;
A combination of double and ‘comfort plus’ glazing;
Roof vent to raked ceiling area;
Galvanised roof cladding with vapour check sisalation blanket;
Fully insulated ceilings R3.0 batts with exterior walls R2.5 polyester batts in 120mm stud work and interior walls R2.0 polyester sound absorption batts, sisalation wrap to all exterior walls;
The home has breezeway ventilation through entry gallery and sliding doors in all living areas;
Ceiling fans;
Wood heating to both winter and summer living areas;
Off peak electric underfloor heating to bathrooms;
Solar hot water service gas boosted;
Low voltage lighting;
Total rainwater collection and use;
Water saving sanitary ware;
Gas cooking and low energy use appliances.


HIA – CSR SOUTH AUSTRALIA HOUSING AWARDS 2008