Clyde Mews is a development of two traditional Thornbury suburban house blocks into an alternative model of medium density housing.

Project Name: Clyde Mews
Studio Name:
Six Degrees
Site size: 1000 m2
Completion date: 2018
Building levels: 2
Location: Thornbury, Australia
Photography: Alice Hutchison

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Living Room ©Alice Hutchison

Rejecting the usual car centric paradigm, the project instead delivers a model of medium density living that prioritises the development of community, shared amenity, sustainability and landscape.

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Dining Space ©Alice Hutchison

Clyde Mews consists of 3 x 3 bed and 3 x 2 bed family centric dwellings along with 2 x 1 bed units, encouraging different resident types within the small community. The dwellings have been designed and orientated to provide energy and water efficient residences that are sustainable, comfortable and affordable.

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Exterior View ©Alice Hutchison

While onsite parking is provided, it is held to the edges of the site, allowing the remaining open space to be pedestrianized as a shared “back garden” for the residents. This project seeks to pull down the fences between neighbours, share amenity and help foster community for those living there.

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