Not the ’long paddock’, the ’long plan’. The ’long plan’ is an idea that stretches the living space and outdoor space relationship. Utilizing the entire site, a courtyard style city house.
The benefit for this house is that now 4 rooms have access to the courtyards.
Not only is the addition to the house long, but flat too! A membrane roof is designed to keep the size of the building to a minimum, and also reduce reflective surfaces. These are discrete building forms that minimise impact with neighbours and heritage structures such as this cottage on the street.
Within this compact shell the floor and ceiling terrace to frame a range of comfortable and designed for purpose spaces.