LocationThe Paris end of Etty Street
FeaturesIndustrial Shed re-purposed into an 7.2 Star+ North Facing Passive Solar Residence.
In the Conservatory, the play of Light and Shade on the Lime washed block wall
White Lime Washed Walls, Black Steel and Polished Concrete
The Shade Structure with 2 sections of shade sail from Romac Shade Sails helps to maximize flexibility and the opportunity to take advantage of Passive Solar gain.
Large Sandstone Rocks create terraces in the native garden
In-situ Wicking Beds and Fish Pond
The Full Height Living and Dining Space with a flood of Northern Light.
The existing steel trusses were glazed and used as the grid to define and divide spaces above and below.
From the Studio looking down into the full height Living Space
Light and Shade against the lime washed blockwork wall.
The Sun Dial tracks the Days and the Seasons
Airlock Bike rack with luggage racks from old Trams
Steve from Bent Ironwork recycled a old Copperart Rangehood into something new.
Simple Bathroom with Travertine Tile Floors
Studio. Walls and Ceilings painted with Resene Low VOC Paints
ProSanding Timber and Concrete Pty Ltd Polishing the Concrete Slab
W.J.Robson Glass installing double glazed panels into the insitu steel frame
Goldfields Concreting pouring the carport slab
The Garden Bed/retaining walls creates separation from living spaces and vehicles. With such an expansive area of glass, it was important to reduce the psychological presence of vehicles.
The Salvage Yard delivering recycled hardwood flooring with original varnish. No resurfacing required.
Looking up through the glazed wall of the Studio above the Kitchen
Wall to Glazed Truss Junction
Insitu Steel Framed Glazing by Bent Ironwork
The Cut Truss allows for circulation.
Thanks to Nick Cheshire of Cheshire Building for helping make it all happen
The Main Bedroom and Infill Steel Frame for Glazing between Trusses
The Mezzanine Columns
The Trusses and Purlins in their pre-altered state
The Ute Workshop of the last Tenants
The Driving Lights of one of The Utes.
Car Bodies, Gravel and Dust
A concrete block Inspection Pit
A high Carport built to accomodate Motorhomes
The Original Concrete Block and Steel Truss Construction with a Slab designed for vehicle loads. A Blank Canvas.