Boston Bay Architectural Services
Since moving from Darwin to Port Lincon in 1996, bread and butter work has been design and documentation of schools and kindergartens in various locations on Eyre Peninsula. Other projects include 2 – storey office buildings; Spencer Gulf Rural Health School (a new building on the Port Lincoln hospital site for training medical students); and various new homes and extensions. 6 years was spent working on Cowell Area School projects: Multi-Purpose building & classrooms, then a Technology Studies refurbishment, completed in 2013. The proprietor is also a House Energy Rater.
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near Tumby Bay, SA, 2003
1: Bawden residence, on farm overlooking Tumby Bay & ocean: steel framed & steel clad with double curved feature roof over middle living areas. Plan includes open living under the central vaults, with separate bedrooms at both ends of the house + a spa room near Bed 1. Verandahs with timber decks have been constructed all around the perimeter & a separate out-house & deck is included for outdoor entertainment & views over the rear valley.
Kunze & Trigg residences
1: Pole framed house on slopy block overlooking Boston Bay and Port Lincoln (completion 2003). Plan has lots of 45 degree walls and interesting angles, as requested by client. Raked ceilings in living area add to the impression of different planes and angles. 2: Split level slab on ground residence with 2nd storey bedrooms, middle level kitchen / dining & lower level rumpus & office. External walls are mostly clad with mini-orb with some feature Kanmantu blue-stone panels. 4 internal boulders provide thermal mass for winter heat collection around combution heater. Design of houses around Port Lincoln generally has to cater for East facing sea views plus the necessity to allow ingress of some winter sun from the north.
Cowell Area School Multi-Purpose building & GLAs
Cowell Area School, SA, 2012
Cowell Area School underwent a substantial rationalisation of the whole site: 10 old demountable buildings were demolished & replaced with a large Multi-Purpose building + 2 classroom buildings with a connecting covered way. Facilities provided by the project included: Home Economics, Science / Art & computing classrooms; + video-conferencing, toilets and general classrooms. Extensive sitework was also done to link it all together.