Scott Street, Narrabundah ACT
This project converted an early 1960's building into an airy, light-drenched home that responds to the local climatic conditions and maximises solar passive principles.
The transformation involves careful removal of the existing built fabric and the addition of new spaces for a more northerly aspect, better views and a floating quality.
Skillion roof planes were introduced to control the quality of light, to correspond to functional requirements and to create a dramatic spatial character that seamlessly connects indoor and outdoor living areas.
The owners long-term commitment to the house was addressed in collaboration with Marian Shapiro, a local mosaic artist. The Ctenophore floor medallion captures owners interest in marine biology and Roman mosaics and is carefully located at the entry of the home.
Nabil Adhami: Project architect
Mariam Jomaa: Design architect
Santino di Carlo: Builder
Christian Rasmussen: Construction Manager
Marian Shapiro: Mosaic artist
Momo Aradi: Photographer