Bimbadeen House, Fairhaven, Victoria Real Estate Building, Australian Modern Architecture Photos

Bimbadeen House in Fairhaven

24 Jul 2021

Architecture: Lachlan Shepherd Architects

Location: Fairhaven, Victoria, Australia

Bimbadeen House Victoria

Bimbadeen House

Bimbadeen House House is designed to compliment surrounding bush by nestling into the sloping site. The simple, low-lying, protective external form contrasts its light-filled, open planned interior.

Bimbadeen House Fairhaven, Victoria

Subdued, low-maintenance materials have been utilised so that the building will continue to age gracefully and settle in further with its bush context.

Bimbadeen House Fairhaven Fairhaven, Victoria Property

What was the brief?
A modernist, light-filled, compact home that was protected/shielded from street view, but felt completely open internally.

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Fairhaven property

Key products used:
Weathering (oxidised) steel, silvertop ash weatherboards, concrete burnished floor.

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What were the key challenges?
Restrictive building envelope on the wrong side of the allotment (close to neighbour) & bushfire threat

Bimbadeen House Victoria dezign by Lachlan Shepherd Architects

Bimbadeen House Victoria by Lachlan Shepherd Architects

What were the solutions?
Courtyard typology to “frame” bush views, but de-emphasise the neighbouring dwelling and protect internal amenity. Bushfire appropriate materials were utilised to adhere to site requirements.

Bimbadeen House Victoria

Bimbadeen House in Fairhaven, Victoria – Building Information

Architects: Lachlan Shepherd Architects

Builder: Truform Construction Pty Ltd

Project size: 144 sqm
Site size: 1035 sqm
Completion date: 2019
Building levels: 1

Bimbadeen House Victoria

Photography: Nic Stephens Photography

Contemporary home in Fairhaven, Victoria, images / information received 240721 from Lachlan Shepherd Architects

Location: Fairhaven, Victoria, Australia

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