James Tonkin Architect
Designed based practice with interest in design of single and multiple residential projects, with a focus in sustainable design, efficient building techniques and expressive detailing. Design is created and resolved using 3D visualization computer and hand sketching and emphisis is put on detailed discussion and co-ordination with the client at all stages of the project.
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Loch Hill House
Major alterations and additions to existing farmhouse. Existing house was uninsulated, wrong orientation for solar gain and did not capture views. All these problems and more were addressed along with increasing number of bedrooms from 4 to 6 by ulitising the roofspace for additional rooms. All natural materials were used including paints, polished concrete or hardwood timber floors and oxide tinted render for exterior walls.