Cladding evolution resulted in reclaimed steel roofing used on north wall

Cladding evolution

Building the three homes sequentially gave us the opportunity to make improvements as we went. The cladding evolution is a good example of that process.

Reclaimed timber offcuts are an ideal material for deck screen

Timber offcuts are useful

Building the deck for Unit 1 from sustainable decking materials was a requirement. Creating an artful privacy screen from reclaimed timber offcuts was the icing on the cake. The process highlighted what can be achieved with a commitment to sustainable building practices.

Reclaimed timber bathroom vanity

Reclaimed timber shines

Reusing materials is an important part of sustainable design and construction. By using reclaimed wood in unusual and interesting ways, David shows that reuse doesn't limit what can be done. In fact, reusing old timbers in creative ways makes the finished house more attractive.

Recycled timber cladding blends into Shadowclad

Cladding choices on display

Using a reverse brick veneer design opens up a world of choices in cladding materials.¬† As Your Home points out, cladding is an important part of a home’s aesthetic appeal, ...

Garden shed showcases the building style of the project

Starting with the garden shed

After Planning Permit approval, David was eager to get out of the office and move away from the paperwork. ¬†Constructing something at the site would be a great way to ...

Dismantling underway

Dismantling finished

We decided to dismantle the old house to recover the large amount of timber that could be re-used in the new homes. It was a big job but David finished in time for the Council to complete most of their drainage upgrade project before Christmas holidays.

Stack of recycled timber showing a variety of colours

Recycled floorboards delivery

The recycled timber delivery was an important event. Getting ready for the delivery meant clearing out the garage, creating another parking spot for the Golf and organising appropriate storage materials. After the timber was craned off the truck, it was all hands to the wheel so each plank could be safely stacked inside the garage.

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