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BDAV 2017 Building Design Awards

Alphington Townhouses

Commendation Excellence in Use of Lightweight Materials

Designer: Green Sheep Collective Builder: Elyte Focus P/L
Photographer: Emma Cross Photographer Location: Alphington, VIC
Web: www.greensheepcollective.com.au

The contrast between timber and metal cladding provides interesting street appeal, while the brick below grounds the buildings. Uncapped standing seam cladding creates sharp lines against the backdrop of the sky, and the transparent timber screens allow natural light to enter habitable rooms while giving the building a warm glow at night time. An impressive level of detailing in the use of lightweight materials.