Helen Stronach Architects Pty Ltd
Business in Newcastle
Address31 Turnbull St. Merewether. Newcastle, NSW, 2291.
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What you should know about Helen Stronach Architects Pty Ltd
Busy from her solo architectural practice for the preceding 13 years Helen has designed a multitude of projects. Helen Stronach Architects specialism in residential design and have also been responsible for a number of medium density and commercial developments. Throughout her career Helen has developed a passion for creating architecture that is unique to each client. In each project she combines her love of art and architecture to generate the unique spaces and details that add individuality to the homes she creates. Helen Stronach Architects endeavor with every project to include environmentally sustainable design principles while producing homes with the flexibility to accommodate Clients and their temporary needs.
The end design for this urban family home provided the solution to. This fresh addition to a conventional urban home creates an architecture where. In response to its Lake side site, the concept behind this project. This beach front project is designed as a suite of houses, with. In raising the eastern side of the house, the architect has created an opportunity to produce privacy and landscaping on the street elevations while maximizing views to the ocean. In this project, what appears to be a single house allows limitless flexibility to its residents. The upper living spaces have been designed to catch the breeze and donate natural light and views to the residence. The entry area of the home provides views to the swimming pool while the double height space in the living area not only allows light and ventilates the home but also provides gallery space for the owners who have an interest in local art. Incorporating universal wheelchair access throughout the home, the last design not only adhered to the brief but provided the owners with enough space for entertaining and large family gatherings. In realizing the concept, visual opportunities and accents are created for the residents throughout the progression of the site. To accommodate for temporary living arrangements the rooms and living areas within the home are designed for flexibility. This feeling is created by the swimming pool which travels around and within the home, bringing water views to all areas. The creative architectural features of the brick home were retained and repaired while artisans were commissioned to create clever pieces from recycled materials. The renovation saw a reconfiguration of the existing areas and the addition of a kitchen, living area and veranda that begin onto the backyard. The design that transformed the house into an inviting home for the Clients and their young children opened up the fore of the house. The addition to the house consists of new downstairs living areas plus an upstairs wing with the children’s bedrooms and segregate living space. The upper glossy of the addition is designed so that the bedrooms feel as though they unfold onto an outdoor veranda. In response to its Lake side site, the concept behind this project is inspired by the customary boat shed. Designed across a sloping site, the view of the lake is unveiled as residents travel through the house. Designed for an elderly couple, this project gives residents the opportunity to interact with the street. This beach front project is designed as a suite of houses, with each home having its own identity. In response to the coastal location, the four houses are built from masonry construction and feature weathered timber detailing. You might be wondering why I have included pictures of our vegetable garden on an architectural site but home grown organic food is one of the things I’m really passionate about. And yes, on a insignificant urban block we have ample space to grow all of our vegetables!.