Triangle House

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We are excited to have received a planning permit from the City of Stonnington for a new residence in Canterbury Road, Toorak.

The project sets a record for inherent complexity – a tight triangular site for starters, a flood overlay, a 100 year old brick vaulted drain on one boundary and the presence of high-voltage power lines on another. The Triangle House thus becomes a fascinating study in contextual response.

The building form echoes its triangular site and is read as a timber element that floats over a terraced ground plane. The design employs canny space planning to optimise the useability and perception of space, despite the constrained footprint. Construction is due to commence in July 2016…