Florence Street Residence

This home showcases a mix of contemporary and solar passive design. Features include polished concrete floors with underfloor hydronic heating, polished concrete kitchen and BBQ bench tops, extensive use of recycled and new timber, random rubble limestone walls, 2400 litres of stored rain water for drinking, 10,000 litres of harvested rain water stored below ground for laundry and gardens, massive jarrah and glass cavity sliding doors, which hideaway to be unnoticeable, a water feature made from handmade glass tiles with feature back-lighting, 35m2 of attic/living space, European solar hot water system. Winner of four Building Industry awards, including HIA Housing Innovation award 2009/2010.

Awards

  • Winner 2009/10 HIA/ANZ - Perth Housing Awards – Innovation in Housing
  • Winner 2009 Master Builders/Bankwest Housing Excellence Awards – Contract Homes
  • Winner 2009/10 HIA/ANZ - Western Australian Housing Awards – Innovation in Housing