Incorporating energy efficiency and sustainable principles, such as passive solar design, high spec windows/insulation and efficient heating/cooling systems were also critical to the design brief.
We were asked to offer fun and playful spaces to be discovered within the home, creating a sense of joy and liveliness.
The house was to be designed to offer ample space for family living and growth – to be a comfortable and enjoyable home for a modern family while respecting the existing structures and maximising the tight site footprint.
The house design focuses on space relationships, materials, finishes, urban design principles, and sustainability.
The floor plan mimics the existing cottage footprint, creating a seamless blend between the old and new.
The volume in the living area connects to an upper loft space, fostering a sense of family connectivity.
Open plan dining, living, and kitchen areas flow seamlessly with outside decking areas.