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Hawthorn East House in Melbourne

Real Estate Alterations and Extension Development in Victoria, Australia – design by Baker Drofenik Architects

24 Nov 2019

Hawthorn East House

Design: Baker Drofenik Architects

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Hawthorn East House Melbourne

This is an alterations and additions project to an existing solid brick dwelling, Hawthorn East House. A new double storey building was added to the rear of the building.

Hawthorn East House Melbourne

Hawthorn East House Melbourne

The new kitchen dining living space was given life with a new double height space positioned to the north to allow daylight to enter this area all day.

Hawthorn East House Melbourne

The double height space allows views above to the open sky, in an otherwise restricted location.

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Hawthorn East House in Melbourne – Building Information

Architects: Baker Drofenik Architects

Project size: 113 sqm
Site size: 414 sqm
Completion date: 2015
Building levels: 2

Hawthorn East House Melbourne

Site Planning
New living areas were created to open up to the south facing back yard.
A new north facing double height space above the kitchen dining living space allows for north light to access this south facing room all day.

Windows have been positioned to maximize cross ventilation in summer.
Overhangs were created to create shade in summer and solar access in winter.

Low energy light fittings were selected.
Installation hydronic heating and solar hot water.

Collection of rain water for use in the garden.

Remilled recycled timber floor boards were used.
Water based oil finishes were used on the timber floors.
Materials are typically FSC or GECA certified.

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Photography: Hilary Bradford

Hawthorn East House in Melbourne images / information received 241119

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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