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Primrose Street Apartments / PHOOEY Architects

Primrose Street Apartments / PHOOEY Architects

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Brisbane, Australia
  • Architects: PHOOEY Architects
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2019
  • Photographs Photographs: Peter Bennetts
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Adbri, Dulux, Fat Shack Vintage, Harvey Norman, Häfele, JOHNSON, Kenbrock, Lysaght, Period Timber Mouldings, Polytec, Raymor & Tradelink, Schindlers Lifts, Smart Drop, Stegbar
  • Design Team: Peter Ho, Emma Young, Joel Harvey, Angus McNichol, Anthony Timms, Paul Buckley
  • Structural Engineer: Motus Consulting
  • Civil Engineer: HCE
  • Landscape Architect: Mark Baldock
  • Acoustics Engineer: AECOM
  • Traffic Engineer: Rytenskild
  • Building Certifier: Steve Bartley & Associates
  • Energy Consultant: RED Sustainability
  • Services Engineer: Interior Engineering
  • Quantity Surveyor: Steele Wrobel
  • Builder: Concord Built
  • Client: RVRT
  • Built Area: 70 m2 per apartment
  • Built Footprint: 320 m2
  • Site Area: 867 m2
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Text description provided by the architects. Primrose Street Apartments (located in Brisbane) provides a multi-residential living for senior citizens. Every dwelling meets the platinum standard for liveable housing design, as guided by Liveable Housing Australia. Architectural strategies have reduced the energy demand to achieve comfort in this sub-tropical environment.

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Floor Plans
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Every apartment layout (70 sqm) has flexible indoor and outdoor living is north facing to maximize solar gains and has openings located to maximize cross ventilation for cooling. To lower the whole building fabric temperature and reduce glare, horizontal awnings curl out to self-shade the Northern facade throughout the day.

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Inspired by the vernacular of traditional ‘Queenslanders’, operable vertical screens protect Western balconies from the direct afternoon sun. Primrose Street Apartments addresses the neighborhood with a communal BBQ veggie patch garden entry, and with a decorated façade featuring a morse-coded salute (secretly remembered by the owners).

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Address: Brisbane QLD, Australia

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Cite: "Primrose Street Apartments / PHOOEY Architects" 13 Dec 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/930140/primrose-street-apartments-phooey-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884

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