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Erpingham House, Fremantle

Apr 6, 2016
  • Article by MSG Architecture

Images by John Madden Photography

Erpingham is a prototype house located in Hamilton Hill, 10 mins south of the port city of Fremantle, Western Australia. The brief was to create a compact, sustainable and easily replicable house form for Perth’s changing suburban environment.

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Common materials, lightweight construction and passive solar design minimise the short and long term costs of the building. This puts the project within the reach of most people, making it a financial and environmentally sustainable alternative to the project home market.

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Particularly suited to the increasing density of Perth, Erpingham has a base floor area of 150m2 which is easily adapted to suit different site situations and different client needs. Efficient planning provides generous living and sleeping areas without wasted space.

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Three bedrooms and two bathrooms sit over a semi-open plan kitchen, living & dining space. Corridors, walls and nooks are configured to absorb storage and laundry requirements as well as the dog, while a separate studio sits opposite the deck for work or play.

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