Concept Design & Development

From the outset and throughout the design process, the design team sought engagement with the Local Authority and Design Review Panel (DRP). Scheme iterations were presented on three occasions from early concept through the to final design.

Site Analysis

This existing figure ground map showing neighbouring properties illustrates the nature of the populated ridge surrounding the proposal site.

The existing topography can also be seen characterised by a slope from south to north across the site.

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Inhabiting a Sculpture

In depth concepts were envisionedĀ from an early appreciation of the landscape contour and the proposed building’s crucial relationship with the immediate and distant landscape.

Sculptural studies revealed a unique design language that had many practical benefits including building angle and landscape integration, sunlight penetration, planting schemes and energy capture.

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