Here is a selection of some of our featured residential designs as well as information about the technologies and materials involved. Click on any of the images in the gallery to be taken to more information about each project.
This delightful little 2 bedroom (plus Study) home in Nelson's Wood area, was built on a site of just 320 sq.m. Traditional Japanese styling has always been a personal favourite and my client luckily shared such taste.
Double height space Passive Solar Design has been incorporated into this new two storey dwelling at Campbell Street Nelson for a family of 6. Combining a spacious Family/Dining and Kitchen area with a first floor mezzanine Gallery area enables both excellent energy efficiency and space efficiency by allowing all bedrooms and the Lounge to access directly off this light and airy sunspace. Click here to read more and view the gallery.
North facing solar gain glazing and Velux roof windows for additional gain in spring conditions. Materials are Black Onduline corrugated cladding with Macrocarpa timber facings to windows and corners. Slab and foundation perimeter are insulated with polystyrene. Click here to view the gallery.
This 4 bedroom home in the Moutere Valley was styled like an early settler cottage of the Cape Cod "Salt Box" variety. Originally planned in Adobe, costs forced a compromise in using an experimental cob plaster over Polystyrene. Click here to view the gallery.
The Walker/Shapiro House is a fully constructed adobe house at the Baton Valley featuring passive solar design to all north exposed rooms with extensive backup heating systems to combat long periods of sunless days in the Baton Valley. Click here to read more and view the gallery.