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  7. The Whittaker Cube / Dravitzki & Brown

The Whittaker Cube / Dravitzki & Brown

  • 17:00 - 12 October, 2016
The Whittaker Cube / Dravitzki & Brown
The Whittaker Cube / Dravitzki & Brown, © Alister Brown
© Alister Brown

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© Alister Brown
© Alister Brown

Text description provided by the architects. The Whittaker Cube was designed as two levels of just 8 metres x 8 meters with immaculate detailing of durable materials and a cost effective structure. 

© Alister Brown
© Alister Brown

Despite the compact footprint the house features three bedrooms and the upstairs living spaces feel light and spacious.

Plan 1
Plan 1

Located in the small sea side settlement of Kakanui near Oamaru although maximizing sea views was important this had to balance the need for privacy from the street and neighboring properties.

© Alister Brown
© Alister Brown
Plan 2
Plan 2
© Alister Brown
© Alister Brown

The cedar cladding is used as a rain screen and allows flashing’s to be hidden, which creates a simple uncluttered look, the modern interior features American Oak feature throughout.

© Alister Brown
© Alister Brown

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Cite: "The Whittaker Cube / Dravitzki & Brown" 12 Oct 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/797149/the-whittaker-cube-dravitzki-and-brown/> ISSN 0719-8884
© Alister Brown

Whittaker Cube 住宅 / Dravitzki & Brown