Sunday, February 12, 2017

New Residence at Franklinford - Preliminary Works Dec 2015


The works consist of construction of a black machinery shed and a 200m long road with CFA compliant access via a teardrop driveway adjacent to the house site.
Extensive topographical analysis informed siting of the road which winds around the hill and unfolds views across to Mount Franklin and down to Jim Crow Creek.
The house will follow shortly and has a pavilion plan and a robust material palette including rammed earth, raw cement sheet and unpainted pressed metal cladding.

Acknowledgements for work to date:
Graham Jennings of Jennings Earthmoving Services, Castlemaine for precision road building and site cut
Central Steelbuild, Kyneton for machinery shed construction
Jonah Epstein for photography
Simon Ellis Landscape Architecture for design collaboration, topographic and drainage analysis.


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