Built on a narrow riverfront site on the hill end, this sustainable home was special requested by the client’s and finished perfectly by the Riddel Architecture. This Ecohouse is a new residence in inner Brisbane, Australia. This Contemporary Sustainable house design process has been checked against the BCC Sustainable Housing Checklist and has achieved a 6 star energy rating. The Construction materials maximise energy and water consumption and maintenance where the water will be collected and recycled on site, ideally removing dependence on town water supply and energy consumed in the house will be offset by grid-connected solar panels. Any passive heating and cooling is achieved through thermal mass, appropriately designed sunshaping, insulation, ventilated wall and roof cavities and cross-ventilation to rooms. And after all, this eco-friendly house design was satisfy the client’s wish for a sustainable home was enthusiastically followed with the resulting design aiming to maximise northern solar access, corrections to the edible gardens and flexible internal spaces for a range of occupation.
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Tags: Australia, BCC Sustainable Housing Checklist, Brisbane, Contemporary Sustainable house design, cross-ventilation to rooms, Eco-friendly House Design, Ecohouse Construction materials, Ecohouse design, grid-connected solar panels, Hill end Ecohouse, Riddel Architecture, roof cavities, sustainable home design, ventilated wallThis entry was posted on Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at 4:50 am and is filed under Green Architecture, House Design, Sustainable Design.
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