Rippleside house involved the careful renovation of the existing heritage-listed cottage and the provision of a new addition, comprising multiple living zones and garage. The aesthetic approach was to “shadow” the existing built form with a new steel structure, clad in Colorbond Monument “nailstrip” profile sheeting. Essentially, the new dark built form acts as a counterpoint to the white existing (heritage) structure and provides subtle visual cues to the old dwelling.

Project Name: Rippleside House
Studio Name: Lachlan Shepherd Architects
Project Size: 380 m2
Site Size: 840 m2
Completion Date: 2019
Building Levels: 2
Location: Geelong, Australia
Photography: Ben Hosking

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