flat roof house design
The flat roof house design incorporates an open plan living area and embraces the Australian indoor-outdoor lifestyle.
The flat roof house design optimises passive solar design principles and achieves a high energy efficiency rating when correctly sited with northern aspect. The horizontal roof provides an indoor-outdoor alfresco space by cantilevering over the alfresco elevation for the low afternoon sun during the hotter Australian afternoons. Potable rainwater is harvested from the large roof catchment area of the flat roof house design that flows to a ultraviolet light filtered 272,000 Litre storage tank. Visitors enter the open-plan living area of the flat roof house design through a generous 2400 mm double glazed timber pivot door. The passive solar design enhanced by utilizing 2400 mm clear anodised end-sliding doors that link the internal living areas to the outdoor alfresco and terrace of the flat roof house design.
As a registered architect in Western Australia and Texas, Stuart can deliver an architect designed sustainable home that enriches your daily life and will be a delight to inhabit. We’re enthusiastic about working with passionate architectural patrons who desire spatially distinct buildings and seek architectural excellence. The practice seeks to deliver designs that are functional, memorable and cost effective so if you wish to elevate your experience of space, enquire today.
The flat roof house design can include an Australian patented prefab footing system in lieu of a traditional pad footing design for building budget savings when sited in the appropriate class of foundation. The latest porcelain panel benchtops, Arte Domus mosaic tiles, Miele appliances and Blum Aventos lift overhead cupboards and timber floor finish are inclusive of this enviable residence.
The flat roof house design relies on environmentally sustainable design principles to generate to ensure energy-efficiency and reduced running costs over the residence’s lifecycle. Well considered open plan living spaces capture and release the winter heat gain, when the sun is at lower azimuth, while the considered eaves overhang eliminates the worst of the summer heat gain. The highlight louvre windows to the main living area maximise natural light and ‘stack effect’ ventilation, which dependant on climate zone, may eliminate the need for air-conditioning.
“I’ve known Stuart for about 8 years. At all of our consultant meetings I’ve been impressed by his polite, professional attitude and in-depth knowledge of his profession. His prices have always been fair and very competitive. He has a knowledge that can also save you time and money. He will always make an effort to follow things through quickly and advise you so that you may gain the best outcome for your project. With these things in mind I can thoroughly recommend Stuart.”
“We commissioned Threadgold Architecture for the refurbishment of our house in Dalkeith for both design and contract administration services. We were delighted with the design which Stuart tendered to a select group of local builders. We were also grateful for Stuart’s contractual understanding and attention to detail which kept the builder focussed on the desired outcomes throughout the building process. We are very happy with the renovations and the enjoyment we now get from our transformed living areas.”
“I was very impressed with the ideas that Stuart incorporated into the design for our family home in Perth. Stuart designed a free-flowing open plan living space that perfectly suits our family of four. Stuart listened to our ideas and delivered the brief within the budget constraints. My wife and I would be happy to recommend Threadgold Architecture as a business that still promotes the old values of honesty and integrity.”