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Prefab Beach House with Green Roof / ArchiBlox

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Architect: ArchiBlox
Project: Avalon – Prefab Beach House
Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Photographs: Michael Wickham

This Prefab Beach House was completed recently by Australian studio ArchiBlox .

Description by ArchiBlox: Situated on a sloping site, the module touches the earth lightly and is elevated off the ground on structural posts. With a size of 106 m2 the residence is minimal in size but grand in design intent.

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The interior is composed with 2 bedrooms with walk in robes, 1 bathroom, open plan kitchen, dining and living and storeroom. A green roof sits atop of the structure, tying the built form beautifully back into the landscape. Module Size 16m by 4.6m and is 106 sqm.

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The south and east facades are framed by an outdoor verandah which one can sit on and contemplate the harmony of the coastal ambience.

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The modular design is driven by sustainable methods which include:
– Lineal structure with east-west orientation allowing cross ventilation
– Maximised North windows which allows the home to enjoy the northern sun
– Green Roof which minimises rainwater run off and solar penetration
– FSC certified external timbers milled from sustainable forestry methods
– Low VOC internal paints and natural oils

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