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Erpingham House / MSG Architecture

  • 22:00 - 5 April, 2016
Erpingham House / MSG Architecture
Erpingham House  / MSG Architecture, © John Madden
© John Madden

© John Madden © John Madden © John Madden © John Madden + 28

  • Architects

  • Location

    Hamilton Hill, Australia
  • Director of Practice

    Michael Gay
  • Director of design

    Sean Gorman
  • Area

    150.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

© John Madden
© John Madden

Text description provided by the architects. Erpingham is a prototype house located in Hamilton Hill, 10 mins south of the port city of Fremantle, Western Australia. The brief was to create a compact, sustainable and easily replicable house form for Perth’s changing suburban environment.

© John Madden
© John Madden

Common materials, lightweight construction and passive solar design minimise the short and long term costs of the building. This puts the project within the reach of most people, making it a financial and environmentally sustainable alternative to the project home market.

Particularly suited to the increasing density of Perth, Erpingham has a base floor area of 150m2 which is easily adapted to suit different site situations and different client needs. Efficient planning provides generous living and sleeping areas without wasted space.

© John Madden
© John Madden
Typical Section
Typical Section

3 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms (80m2) sit over a semi-open plan kitchen, living & dining space (70m2). 

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan

Corridors, walls and nooks are configured to absorb storage and laundry requirements as well as the dog. A separate studio sits opposite the deck for work or play.

© John Madden
© John Madden

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Cite: "Erpingham House / MSG Architecture" 05 Apr 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/784953/erpingham-house-msg-architecture/> ISSN 0719-8884