centralized open plan barn house design 2,799 gross square feet of floor area 922 gross square feet alfresco balcony and porch 5 bedrooms 2 bathrooms six star energy efficient rated 2 vehicle bays
The clean contemporary lines and finishes of the barn house design re-interprets a celebrated traditional form; delivering a cost effective 6 star energy efficient rated house with reduced energy maintenance costs and 2,799 gross square feet of floor area in addition to 922 gross square feet of alfresco and terrace sun drenched outdoor living. With the barn house design orientation for passive solar design and raking plasterboard ceilings, it satisfies passive solar design principles with the open-plan living space having the potential for solar heat gain during the cooler winter months. The open-plan living space is the centrally located focal point of the energy efficient design that connects the terrace and alfresco with eight foot high clear anodized glazed doors – transforming this green building into indoor outdoor living during summer. The barn house design showcases memorable spaces and can be specified as either reinforced slab-on-ground construction or instead utilize a patented prefab footing system for a budget saving.
The material palette of the barn house design incorporates gun metal grey single-lap standing seam steel, Australian hardwood flooring and stained fire-rated timber cladding to gable ends. The barn house design achieves visually distinct spaces on a small budget to enrich daily life with solar hot water and double-sided wood fuel firebox for wood fuel boosting during the winter months. The generous eight foot high glazed doors usher visitors into the barn house design open-plan living areas with the architect designed kitchen that incorporates the latest porcelain panel bench-tops with waterfall edge, Blum Adventos lift colored back glass overhead cupboards and Madinoz fixtures and fittings.