Yallingup House by Threadgold Architecture

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DESIGN DETAILS
DESIGN NAME:
Yallingup

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
House

INSPIRATION:
The site demanded a house-on-the-hill that dominated the horizon and overlooking the orchards; capturing the presence of the property.The natural Australian bush setting informed the siting location of the house while the micro-environmental factors informed the massing and form of the living spaces.

UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
An energy efficient eco home for young family on 120 acre Yallingup property that embodied their ideals to live sustainably and off-grid.Elevated for views, cooling breezes and large northern glazing for radiant heat gain with harvested rainwater storage of 550,000 Litres. The home boasts a 5.5 kilowatt photovoltaic system behind anthra zinc parapet.It is power and water self-sufficient,incorporating passive solar design principles and is surrounded by citrus,nut and pomme fruit orchards to permaculture principles

OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
The house delivers a single level of north facing internal & external living space which are protected from prevailing south-west winter weather patterns.It provides ideal climate controlled living spaces suitable for a young family throughout all four seasons and delivers a sustainable lifestyle sought by the family that is not dependent on the power grid.The house is set amongst citrus, nut & pomme fruit orchards which were laid out to permaculture principles as part of the design brief.

PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The project commenced in January 2015 Yallingup, Western Australia and finished in March 2016.

PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
300mm thick in-situ rammed limestone walls Corten Cladding VM Zinc anthra zinc with 25mm high single lock standing seam cladding powder coat aluminium window frames with toughened glass

SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
500 square metres Gross Floor Area house east to west overall dimension 42,415mm house north to south overall dimension 12,000mm 400 litre Solar Hot Water System with 800L Chazelle firebox boosting 5.5 kilowatt Q Cell multi-cell photovoltaic power generation with Sunnyboy invertors and 14 kilowatt Perkins back-up generator

TAGS:
eco home, eco house, passive solar design, sustainable design, south west architecture

RESEARCH ABSTRACT:
Detailed research was undertaken into the latest technologies released the the market in environmentally sustainable design such as multi-cell photovoltaic panels and invertors.Investigation led to successful example of passive solar design for the southern hemisphere.

CHALLENGE:
The construction program was 'Design and Construct' which put pressure on the design team to provide design solutions while the builder was building on-site .

ADDED DATE:
2016-03-26 09:27:22

TEAM MEMBERS (3) :
Architect: Stuart Threadgold, Structural: Bill Smalley and Hydraulic: Robin Mather

IMAGE CREDITS:
Olivier Marill Photography

PATENTS/COPYRIGHTS:
Copyright Threadgold Architecture 2016

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CLIENT/STUDIO/BRAND DETAILS
NAME:
Threadgold Architecture

PROFILE:
Threadgold Architecture is a boutique architectural practice established in 2008 with two architectural offices situated in Perth and Busselton, Western Australia. The practice provides clients a personal and holistic design service of architecture, interiors and planning. It has small team of skilled and dedicated professionals and strives to deliver a high level of professional service. The practice esteems architectural excellence and seeks to deliver bespoke building designs that are functional, spatially distinct, innovative, memorable and cost effective. Stuart Threadgold is the primary practice contact for the project duration from concept design to practical completion and is recognized for his commitment, passion, integrity and work ethic to deliver the best project outcome within budget and time constraints. Threadgold Architecture values the simplification of the main architectural elements to reveal the minimal architecture of each project. The practice specializes in upmarket individual homes, multi-residential developments alterations and additions and mixed-use developments. Stuart is known for his attention to detail throughout the design and construction process, a valued contributor of the Australian Housing Industry Assoication judging panel and holds an A+ membership status with the Australian Institute of Architects.

NOMINATION DETAILS

Yallingup House by Threadgold Architecture is a Nominee in Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design Category.

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AWARD DETAILS

Yallingup House by Threadgold Architecture is Winner in Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design Category, 2015 - 2016.



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