Yeronga House / Tim Bennetton Architects

Yeronga House / Tim Bennetton Architects

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  • Steel Fabricator : Studio Steel
  • Cabinetmaker : Des Shield
  • Stormwater Landscape Design : Steve Clark
  • City : Brisbane
  • Country : Australia
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Yeronga House / Tim Bennetton Architects - Windows, Table, Chair, Shelving
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Text description provided by the architects. The existing house was a low key queenslander in one of the leafy ‘O’ streets of Yeronga, Brisbane, Australia. There were issues with overland flow (the back garden is effectively a creek during storms). There was some very odd planning which disrupted the flow of the house & had resulted in a very poor use of some spaces (a small room with an 80’s type 45 degree wall on the western side).

Yeronga House / Tim Bennetton Architects - Windows, Forest
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The major design move was in the creation of a new studio (the “pod”) to the rear of the house, separated by a walkway & series of decks leading down to the back garden (the level of which was raised slightly to avoid all balustrades). The idea behind the pod was to conceptually to drape a ‘cloth’ over two framed & glazed gable ends. This allowed us to increase the drama of a low entry door from the walkway before the room opens up to the south where there is a large Poinciana in the neighbouring property.

Yeronga House / Tim Bennetton Architects - Windows, Chair, Garden, Patio, Courtyard
© Shantanu Starick

In the existing house we basically created a new ‘breezeway’ through to the side garden on the west (the ‘back wall’ of the breezeway is a movable awning of aluminium battens – it can hang vertically as a privacy screen & let in the winter sun or horizontally to provide shade). A number of powdercoated aluminium louvre boxes were placed to existing casement windows on the west – this allows the house to breathe through the daytime & provides shade to the west.

Yeronga House / Tim Bennetton Architects - Windows, Table, Chair, Beam
© Shantanu Starick

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Address:Brisbane Queensland, Australia

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Cite: "Yeronga House / Tim Bennetton Architects" 12 Mar 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/913105/yeronga-house-tim-bennetton-architects> ISSN 0719-8884

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