Boulevard House is an Exemplar of Passive Solar Design

Cover - Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust,  exciting,  and flexible home

 

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design, the construction has been implemented impeccably

It finds a balance between a large home befitting its context and a humble, liveable, and friendly family home.  Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design,  the construction has been implemented impeccably.  Every detail has been considered,  high-quality materials are employed throughout,  and landscaping integrates seamlessly.

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

Importantly,  sustainable design principles have been applied to every opportunity.  This house achieves excellence by going back to basics to achieve comfort,  flexibility,  and energy efficiency.  The owners,  a family of four including two young children. Were keen to establish a new family home that would meet their current and future needs.  The steep site presented exciting opportunities to take advantage of a northern aspect.  Southern views of trees along the Yarra River,  and the city beyond.

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

Putting passive solar design at the forefront concept planning,  sits comfortably in its context providing robust,  exciting,  and flexible home.  Two east-west pavilions,  linked by a circulation core.  Allowed all rooms to receive north sun and cross ventilation. While creating private garden areas and allowing beautiful views via internal vistas.  The building steps down the site,  following the natural slope of the land,  reducing the apparent scale of the building.  The building steps down the site,  following the natural slope of the land,  reducing the apparent scale of the building.  Assisting it to sit comfortably in its context,  a striking series of timber fins reduce ‘visual bulk’.  Temper north light,  and provide privacy to bedrooms.

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

 

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

 

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

 

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

 

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

 

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

 

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

 

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

 

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

 

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

 

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

 

Ensuring the House will Adapt to Changing Family Needs

An array of dynamic spaces include double-height voids,  split levels,  private courtyards,  balconies,  linking bridges,  rammed earth feature walls.  Expansive living and garden areas,  and a 25-meter lap pool stretching the length of the home.  A double-height void in the kitchen creates a link to a mezzanine play area.  Allowing the family to operate within their own spaces whilst connected to one another.  Deep reveals in thick rammed earth walls create additional spaces for retreat,  in recessed window seats.

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

Ensuring the house will adapt to changing family needs.  A central mezzanine space allows childrenâ s bedrooms to expand or contract as desired.  The guest bedroom is centrally located,  receives north light.  Opens to the garden,  and is sized to function as a second,  private living space.  Strong collaboration between architect,  builder,  and the owner delivered exceptional value by continually reassessing and refining design details throughout construction.  Reference to the rationale,  ensuring that the built outcome excelled to be as cost-effective and meaningful as possible.

2-5) [Ensuring the house will adapt to changing family needs]. [A central mezzanine space allows childrenâ s bedrooms to expand or contract as desired]. The guest bedroom is centrally located, receives north light. Opens to the garden, and is sized to function as a second, private living space. [Strong collaboration between architect, builder, and the owner delivered exceptional value by continually reassessing and refining design details throughout construction]. Reference to the rationale, ensuring that the built outcome excelled to be as cost-effective and meaningful as possible.

Thermal mass via concrete slabs and rammed earth walls,  Boulevard House is an Exemplar of Passive Solar Design.  Sits Comfortably In its Context providing a robust,  exciting,  and flexible home.  Natural lighting,  heating,  cooling and ventilation, seasonal shading,  healthy material selection,  and any number of sustainable design principles fully applied.  A generous 7.1kw solar array,  solar pool heating,  and 8000L rainwater storage have ensured that on-site generation exceeds family’s consumption.  The design utilized the entire site to capitalize on all energy,  money,  emotion,  and material that went into its creation.  Built to last,  this home can be enjoyed comfortably by many people over many decades,  without need renovation or renewal.  This building will minimize environmental impact,  delight,  and last in every way possible.

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

 

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

 

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

 

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

 

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

 

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

 

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

 

Boulevard House is an exemplar of passive solar design sits comfortably in its context providing a robust, exciting, and flexible home

 

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