After 18 years, the owners of this North Bondi property were forced to demolish their existing house due to structural issues.
The family wanted a new house that maintained their strong connection to place, in an architectural style that would stand the test of time.
Due to the site’s long and narrow nature, the client’s brief couldn’t be accommodated with a conventional plan, so CplusC Architectural Workshop devised an innovative alternative.
‘The clients wanted to have an outlook to greenery and garden, so instead of providing more traditional garden space, we put the garden and the greenery on the wall,’ says Clinton Cole, managing director of CplusC Architectural Workshop.
While this external green wall helped navigate some issues, access to natural light remained a problem due to a large, neighbouring building that blocked most of the northern aspect. It wasn’t until after the construction contract was signed that the