Residing deeply within bushy hectares near enough into the break that is famous Bells Beach on Victoria’s surf shore seems like an idyllic situation for the medico couple with four children, and two household members – dad and teenage son – who surf.
But at Jan Juc, the break and downsizer settlement that includes prioritised the retention of neighborhood plant types, and that on the 2.02-hectare block means twisty that is many rutted ironbarks, the truth search for any new create or house expansion is defence.
The Surf Coast is high score bushfire country.
As well as in light of just what our eastern and coast that is south summer time has brought to date, this exemplifies reasoning, planning and building design that could now get to be the norm for places found anywhere beyond the kerbed and asphalted suburbs of y our capitals.
As soon as the few stumbled on David Seeley, seeking an expansion to a much-amended and rangy 1970s home that is low-rise the fire risk research founded that this new children’s wing would have a southerly facade by having a Bal 29 score.
The couple stumbled on David Seeley seeking an expansion to their’70s that are rangy. Picture: Peter Hyatt
In the case … that way that is’s than halfway to incredibly frightening.
And even though Seeley, whom for many years happens to be certainly one of the coast’s many ubiquitous architects, claims that the longer he practises the easier their building forms are getting to be, the ensuing design for the four bed room, double-level brand new wing is indeed reductionist the upper storey has brought the form of a Monopoly home.
“Reducing the fire-front issues ended up being our forefront concern. And so the kind, that will be a form of the current home, evolved before the materials had been selected, ” he claims.
The children’s wing is a remarkable object that is new the Jan Juc bush. (more…)