south hobart

BRIEF
- extension to an edwardian 3 bedroom brick house
- new living, dining, kitchen and office
- new shed in style of house
- new ensuite to existing bedroom
- small footprint, minimal impact
- windows frame Mount Wellington views
- roof height allows generous internal spaces (but ensures the extension does not overshadow neighbours, compromise privacy or impinge on views)

ENERGY
- 8 star energy rating
- high standard of insulation, minimisation of cold bridges
- passive solar design
- new living areas north west facing
- thermal mass floor and internal wall
- low embodied energy

MATERIALS
- thermal mass concrete slab, burnished and oil finish to living spaces
- high quality timber windows double glazed, low e, argon filled; bifold doors to deck
- rain water collection for gardening purposes
- external wall cladding cement sheeting for longevity and low maintenance
- recycled timber joinery

BUILT in 2013 by Skookom (skookom.com.au)