Julie Firkin Architects design a contemporary brick and metal house in Fitzroy, Melbourne

Julie Firkin Architects design a contemporary brick and metal house in Fitzroy, Melbourne

Architects: Julie Firkin Architects
Location: FitzroyMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
Year: 2015
Area: 1.464 ft²/ 135 m²
Photo courtesy: Peter Bennetts
Description:

“Within this Victorian era terrace house, a sequence of airy, cascading spaces responds to the natural fall of the site.

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The kitchen and dining area opens out onto a large, secluded north-facing courtyard garden. The stair winds past a study nook to the private accommodation upstairs.

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This design achieved a 7 star energy rating. Leading ESD consultants were engaged to open up possibilities for environmentally sustainable design in the areas of water, energy and material use.

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Acoustic consultants were also engaged so as to ensure that this home is a tranquil retreat within a bustling, inner-suburban neighbourhood.”

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