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  7. House in Greenwich / VOLPATOHATZ SA

House in Greenwich / VOLPATOHATZ SA

  • 01:00 - 28 August, 2013
House in Greenwich / VOLPATOHATZ SA
© Richard Glover
© Richard Glover

© Richard Glover © Richard Glover © Richard Glover © Richard Glover + 23

  • Imaging

    Filippo Bolognese
  • Planning Consultant

    Kerry Gordon Planning Services, Kerry Gordon
  • Structural Engineer

    James Taylor & Associates, James Taylor
  • Hydraulic Engineer

    Whipps-Wood Consulting Pty Ltd, Anthony Whipps
  • Geotechnical Engineer

    Jeffery and Katauskas Pty Ltd
  • Environmental Scientist

    Environmental Investigation Services Pty Ltd
  • Landscape Consultant

    Botanica, Narelle Sonter
  • BASIX Consultant

    BASIX Consulting Services, Andrew Porter
  • Arborist

    Redgum Horticultural, Neville Shields
  • Surveyor

    Dunlop Thorpe & Co.
  • Construction Certificate

    Fitzgerald Building Certifiers, Paul Fitzgerald
House in Greenwich / VOLPATOHATZ SA, © Richard Glover
© Richard Glover

Text description provided by the architects. The client required a new 360m2 residence to replace their existing house from the forties.

© Richard Glover
© Richard Glover

The client lived on the property, therefore orientation and layout of all rooms were to follow a specific site based brief. Maintaining panoramic views of the bay from the upper level living areas and balcony were of upmost importance, the main bedroom was subsequently positioned behind towards the street. A central stair connects the upper living to the ground level family room with access to a large deck and garden.

© Richard Glover
© Richard Glover

The ground level bedrooms were set further back from the boundary to profit from the northerly aspect. The project incorporates advanced systems for efficiency including a bespoke rainwater tank below the deck, solar evacuated tubing panels providing hot water and hydraulic in-slab heating and a landscaped roof above the ground level study.

© Richard Glover
© Richard Glover

The upper level highlight windows allow the northern winter light to warm the interiors. Windows are imported from Switzerland with optimal thermal insulation values.

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Cite: "House in Greenwich / VOLPATOHATZ SA" 28 Aug 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/421287/house-in-greenwich-volpatohatz-sa/> ISSN 0719-8884