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Kensington Townhouse

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Owen, CM, Kensington Townhouse, Architect Victoria, (Winter) pp. 4-5. ISSN 1329-1254 (2003) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]


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Copyright 2003 The Australian Institute of Architects

Official URL: http://www.architecture.com.au/vic

Abstract

The project is a two-storey townhouse constructed on a narrow vacant east-west site between Victorian single-fronted terraces in Kensington. The design of the front fayade consciously defers to its immediate neighbours, while the rear is contrasted with a softer and unstructured palate of recycled timber, plywood, obscure glass, and a cast iron spiral stair opportunely discovered in the Trading Post. Internally, in response to the limited solar access, the dwelling inverts traditional planning hierarchies.

Item Details

Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Research Division:Built Environment and Design
Research Group:Architecture
Research Field:Architecture not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards
Objective Field:Environmental Education and Awareness
Author:Owen, CM (Dr Ceridwen Owen)
ID Code:33484
Year Published:2003
Deposited By:Architecture
Deposited On:2005-07-12
Last Modified:2010-07-30
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