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Salamanca House / Parsonson Architects

  • 01:00 - 29 January, 2010
Salamanca House / Parsonson Architects
Salamanca House / Parsonson Architects, © Patrick Reynolds
© Patrick Reynolds

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Salamanca, New Zealand
  • Project Team

    Gerald Parsonson, Craig Burt, Caroline Tyrrell, Sam Donald
  • Structural Engineer

    Clendon Burns and Park Consulting Engineers
  • Builder

    Hanns Construction
  • Area

    310.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2008
  • Photographs

From the architect. This site was subdivided from the original property which contained an existing house designed and lived in by the Government Architect John Campbell in the early 1900’s. It is historically listed and we were therefore keen for the new house to be lower and more subservient in its appearance to the original house while at the same time relating to it formally.

lower level plan
lower level plan

There were many restrictions on the property. The site was tight and relatively steep, the combined properties could not exceed the 50% inner residential site coverage and the new house was required to fit within all sunlight recession planes.

© Patrick Reynolds
© Patrick Reynolds

The resultant dwelling fully utilizes its site. Space for the bedrooms and garaging was excavated below, forming a base to the lighter living spaces above. The roof is clad in zinc and is cut and folded cleanly to focus views out to the harbour and diagonally to the trees, while at the same time providing a sense of enclosure and privacy.

© Patrick Reynolds
© Patrick Reynolds
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14 Comments

Creative Girl · February 02, 2010

I&#39d Live Here: Salamanca House. http://bit.ly/d3Eklm - me too. / via @nicholaspatten

Nicholas Patten · February 02, 2010

I&#39d Live Here: Salamanca House. http://bit.ly/d3Eklm

Ruth · February 01, 2010

Situation on or near
Salamanca Road
Kelburn
Wellington
New Zealand.

Denis Radenkovic · January 31, 2010

Pretty cool - Salamanca House on ArchDaily http://bit.ly/bNvmBF

Liam · January 30, 2010

Kiwi Architecture!

speedwing · January 30, 2010

Beautiful light in such difficult position.
I would like to see more pictures of the rooms on the lower level.

Motion Audio 7 · January 30, 2010

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marisol ferreira · January 29, 2010

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Özkan Hatip · January 29, 2010

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miguelarchi · January 29, 2010

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Tolga Yagli · January 29, 2010

factory house

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