For the Sustainable House Annandale, the intention was to achieve the best possible passive solar house for the site, whilst facilitating a more sustainable lifestyle for the client. The design not only maximises its passive design strategies including: solar design; evaporative cooling; natural ventilation
Day Bukh Architects
Located in Sydney's Northern Beaches, Day Bukh Architects has a public, urban and residential design focus.
We at Day Bukh Architects are deeply interested in designing ecological and sustainable buildings for the Australian context. Our ecological concerns extend beyond reducing energy use to social sustainability. This involves designing buildings that last by using environmentally friendly materials that withstand the harsh Australian environment, and also designing buildings that can be adapted for reuse, thus ensuring longevity.
Our focus on social and environmental sustainability is expressed in our aim to create buildings that have a harmonious relationship with their natural environment, rather than dominating it. We have a particular sensitivity to the unique qualities of the Australian sunlight and landscape and where possible we encourage the use of local materials.
Sustainable House Randwick is an addition to a dark Federation style semi detached dwelling in Sydney’s inner suburbs. The project was completed by Sydney-based Day Bukh Architects. The existing semi-detached house was in its original condition with the rear yard closed off to the rest house. The clients required the new living spaces to open […]