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Taringa House in Brisbane

20 Sep 2021

Architecture: Loucas Zahos Architects

Location: Taringa, Brisbane CBD, Queensland, Australia

Taringa House Brisbane

Taringa House on Stanley Terrace

The Taringa House, originally a worker’s cottage is located along Stanley Terrace, a traditional street lined with character housing.

Taringa House Brisbane

Taringa House Brisbane

The program, driven by the desire to accommodate the majority of family activity within the addition, has generated two juxtaposed but contrasting building forms defined in this text as the ‘old’ and the ‘new’.

Taringa House Brisbane

Taringa House Brisbane

Pragmatically, the ‘old’ cottage functions as an entrance from street level, also accommodating a guest bedroom, bathroom and overflow living space. The ‘new’ addition is the core of everyday living in the house. It contains the kitchen, main living area, dining and bedrooms.

Taringa House Brisbane

The existing cottage and the addition are articulated as separate identities.

Taringa House Brisbane

Taringa House Brisbane

The cottage retains its principal role of addressing the street and tying into the existing street fabric. The addition faces the rear of the site and celebrates the landscape.

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The functions of the old and the new remain distinct; public and private, street and backyard, visitor and family, entry and living. The cottage retains much of its original detail, whilst the addition is contemporary in form, and not immediately apparent from the street.

Taringa House Brisbane

Connecting the two contrasting building forms, a circulation spine creates a ceremonial entrance from the existing cottage.

Taringa House Brisbane

Taringa House in Brisbane, Australia – Building Information

Design: Loucas Zahos Architects
Project size: 509 sqm
Site size: 1300 sqm
Completion date: 2011
Building levels: 3

Taringa House Brisbane

Taringa House Brisbane

Photography: Christopher Frederick Jones

Taringa House, Brisbane, Queensland images / information received 200921 from Loucas Zahos Architects

Loucas Zahos Architects:
Address: 34/345 Queen St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia
Phone: +61 7 3002 3444

At Loucas Zahos, it is our approach that sets us apart – quality with commercial success. As a results driven service, ideas are our currency and a challenge always represents the opportunity for strategic growth and design. It is this mind-set that has enabled us to continually break new ground and remain at the forefront of our industry for more than two decades.

Location: Taringa, Brisbane CBD, Queensland, Australia

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