47. Reuben St. Cornubia 4130
A contemporary home with an open plan design that suits a young family. There is a focus on seamless connection between indoor and outdoor living spaces; hence the main alfresco, dining and lounge area are on the upper floor to take advantage of the seascape views.
The use of matrix cladding with cool tones in the colour scheme, teamed a stack-stone feature creates a high end, custom-made ambience. The interior is an extension of the modern theme, with high ceilings and unique angles in favour of streamlined, open-plan living.
Total House Size 449m2
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There are many misconceptions about choosing steel or timber structure, such as steel structures are noisier than timber. However, with the refinement of the newer steel structures, there is a less noticeable difference.
Advantages of building with timber.Slightly less expensive then steel frame Easier to work with Easier to fix errors on site Can be treated for termites. Timber has better a thermal transfer rate when comparing a house using similar building insulation (timber frame will keep your home cooler) Easy to install hooks and brackets off walls in the future
Advantages of building with Steel.Termite resistance (keep in mind that using steel structure does not protect 100% of your home. Proper termite protection system should still be used to protect other items in your home (timber flooring, cabinetry, etc.) More accurate
It is also important to note that timber is a more environmentally friendly solution as the...