A Flood-Proof Transformation Of A Nineteen Sixties Brisbane Residence

The shoppers of this Paddington, Brisbane house have been in search of extra outside house and rooms with a direct connection to the bottom and backyard. An achievable temporary for a lot of residential initiatives, nonetheless, this website was closely burdened, with its floor aircraft compromised by flood ranges and overland move.

‘The temporary was fully in battle with its website constraints, and we embraced these constraints as drivers for the conceptual design,’ says Michael Lineburg, architect at Lineburg Wang

Lineburg Wang not solely met the consumer’s temporary, however managed to save lots of the prevailing Nineteen Sixties house within the course of.

For a brand new construct on this website, flood planning provisions stipulated a minimal liveable flooring stage 2.5 metres above pure floor. Guided by the consumer’s love of the prevailing 60s post-war brick and hardwood framed house, an early technique was devised to beat these restrictions.

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