Affordable Housing Bellingen

Affordable Housing Bellingen

Affordable housing: this simple 3 bedroom dwelling combines privacy and outdoor living in the heart of subtropical Bellingen NSW.   The architecture responds to the vernacular 1950’s fibro house character of the neighbourhood with a contemporary re-interpretation of the volumes, material and fenestration.  Bedrooms and living areas open to the morning sun with outdoor decks for outdoor living.  The lounge/dining/kitchen features a double height ceiling where a compact site presented the opportunity utilise spaciousness vertically.  Bedroom and bathrooms are positioned to the south away from street noise, tucked under skillion roof volumes: insulated and cosy.  Compact living is a principle tenet of sustainable design with less energy and resource use in the construction of  Low budget, low cost, low material and resource use = affordable and sustainable.

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