The Whittaker Cube / Dravitzki & Brown

The Whittaker Cube / Dravitzki & Brown

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Kakanui, New Zealand
  • Architects: Dravitzki & Brown
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  142
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Photographs Photographs:  Alister Brown
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: western red cedar, American White Oak, Board Formed Concrete Walls
  • Landscaping Designer:Paul Whittaker
  • Construction:Bravo Construction
  • Architect In Charge:Alister Brown, Katrina Dravitzki
  • City:Kakanui
  • Country:New Zealand
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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. 

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© 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.

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© Alister Brown
Plan 2
Plan 2
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© 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.

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© 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
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