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Pitched Roof House

Location:
Sydney
Type:
House
Year:
2009
Architect:
Chenchow Little Architects
Photographer:
John Gollings

The Pitched Roof House evolved from a strict interpretation of planning codes that require new houses to have pitched roofs.

The new house reinterprets the traditional pitched roof. Unlike a traditional pitched roof, we proposed a series of triangles that not only pitch up, but also invert to form a faceted roof plane.

The triangular geometry of the roof is continued down onto the front and side facades of the house, and became the basis for articulating openings.

The variability of the triangular geometry gave us the freedom to push and pull the building form as required to suit the brief of the client, the local town planning codes, the scale of the neighbouring roofs, and the requirement for solar access to the living rooms.

The living rooms are located on the top floor to take advantage of the sculptural roof plane, the views across Sydney harbour, and sunlight. Bedrooms are located on the lower levels were outlook and solar access are compromised by neighbouring houses.

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Delauney has main structure in chromium-plated metal. The bands of the seat and backrest are in leather (available in dark or natural). Cushion of the seat and the backrest in polyurethane. The upho... More

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Jess coffee tables with tubular steel base available in eight different finish combinations. With polished chrome or semi-gloss varnish finish, colours White, Light Blue or Black. Top available ...

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Matisse & Matisee Modern

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The Matisse and Matisse Modern sofa collections have an internal frame of solid and multiply wood padded in polyurethane foam. Seat and back cushions have a polyurethane foam core surrounded by 10...

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