47. Reuben St. Cornubia 4130
This home focuses on the outdoor living and takes advantage of the Queensland climate. Through the use of subtle, natural textures internally, and the balance of mixed materials on the external face such as stack stone and Axon vertical cladding, the design has resulted in a seamless transition between the indoors and outdoors.
The large windows and design that captures the natural light and breezes means the home is open and inviting that matches the home owners love for entertaining.
In addition, carefully considered placement of window openings and deep overhangs were designed to make the most of the bay views with summer shading.
Total House Size 750m2
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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...