Ln House

a new 2 storey house with north facing double height voids to allow significant solar gain in winter. volumes are broken to align with program outputs and to de-scale the visual impact on the street. small courtyards provide human scaled outdoor spaces

jh House

a new house set into the slope of a beautiful bush land setting just outside of Canberra. The elevated western end takes advantage of distant views through eucalypt tree tops to hills beyond. the east-west long axis of the building allows all living spaces to gain good northern exposure and solar gain, high light windows and raking ceilings provide generous volumes within a relatively modest plan.

7s houses

this project involves the preparation of a series of open source house designs that achieve a minimum 7 star energy rating in any climate zone in australia through changes in specification only. model 1A shown…

an House

a site just north of canberra in NSW with spectacular views to the north, north-west, west and south-west encompassing the yass valley,¬†brindabella monutains and canberra central. 2 “sister” volumes rise above a walled¬†masonry base of blade walls that anchor and sheltar the home to the side of a steep hill. volume 1 comprises the living spaces with access to the wonderful views, volume 2 sits at the back of the site with a more private and sheltared character. ground floor gym, rumpus, workshop and garage back into the steep slope. a sunken external courtyard provides external sheltar from harsh winds and sun. copper cladding is proposed to provide a comfortable visible¬†relationship between the building and its landscape setting

pa House

a new upper floor addition adds extra living space for the clients’ young family, some peace & quiet for the parents, and a striking elevation on entry to the property. tall masonry blade walls anchor the tall and narrow addition into the site

hm House

a modest alterations & additions project that utilises the strong skillion roof form dominant in the original architecture. a new living/study space has great access to northern light and will greatly add to the amenity experienced by the occupants.

sa house

a beautifully proportioned and oriented site allows for an east – west living zone with continuous north facing glass, a central courtyard and a separate private sleeping wing. the use of concrete block, burnished concrete floors, zinc cladding and steel provides a robust and grounded architecture appropriate to the context

Award Winner: Custom Built House of the Year (150 – 250m2) 2016 MBA Excellence in Building Awards – to Ewer Constructions

images 1 – 3 by Nick Burrows and images 4- 9 & 12 – 15 by LightStudies

bd house

a linear volume sits atop a masonry base to provide views across a nature reserve. the single skillion roof form allows the split level house to sit comfortably within its site

cp House

the alterations to this modest brick cottage in north Canberra has transformed the sense of space and light in the home. The home folds away on the northern side to connect interior living spaces to the garden, and provides new kitchen and laundry facilities to add amenity and practicality

cp 2 House

stage 2 of the transformation of this “ex – govvie” involves significant additions at ground and upper levels to provide new living spaces, bedrooms, home offices and library. a charcoal box hovers over a brick and steel base.