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Retro-fit project complete – Old Fremantle House Welcome to a project close to our heart – the Old Fremantle House, a retro-fit project completed by Ecotect Architects. The home now feels light and fresh, especially the new modern walk-through dressing room with beautifully chosen tiles and subtle lighting. The indoor/outdoor room features an aluminium solar pergola and Everbright cover and the addition ...
Solar Energy Information Centre, WAThe Solar Energy Information Centre was the idea of Mr Garry Baverstock in the 1980s. At a time when knowledge and awareness of solar energy was low but growing, Mr Baverstock received support and input from marketing strategist and businessmen to secure a building in South Perth. It won the Australian Design Award in 1990 ...
Rockeby Road Offices, Subiaco waDesigned and project managed by Garry Baverstock, this building was one of the few passive solar designs in Perth at the time. It continues to be one of the most sought-after office locations in the area.
South Hedland Subdivision, WAA range of climate sensibly designed portable homes that where built in Perth and transported to South Hedland where they where quickly assembled. A range of design options were submitted to provide VDM and their clients with home layout and design choices.
MRV 9 Units, Mandurah waNine Independent Living Units and a communal room have been built as part of a cluster housing development within the Mandurah Retirement Village Master plan. These have communal parking areas and are accessed by paths to their units.
MRV nursing home, Mandurah waWith a positive and satisfactory working relationship in place with MRV, a new request was made to design and oversee the build of a 34 bed nursing home extension. The job entailed designing the rooms into clusters of between 10 and 12 and each cluster would have its own communal area.
MRV Respite Centre, Mandurah wa18 bed Respite Centre and Day Centre controlled by a centralised Nurse’s Station. The Nurse consultant wanted the doors to each room in the Respite Centre to lead off a centralised communal area which would in turn be easily viewed from the central Nurse’s Station.The Fire requirements placed limitations on this concept, but in principle ...
‘Ilios’ – Swanbourne Village Trust Project
After 4.5-year journey Garry Baverstock and James Shaw achieved a DA approval from the JDAPS system. It is a state of the art Sustainable Development to suit a future master planning vision for this TOD in Western Australia.
This is an innovative initiative that will be a ground-breaking step forward for all aspects of the built ...
Russell Centre, 159 St Georges Terrace Perth (1986)Ecotect-Architects designed a conversion for The Russell Centre to retrofit it as a commercially viable solar efficient office building. Retrofit additions include an internal shade-controlled solarium and a series of external shade awnings designed to reflect light upwards into the building. Resulting heat loads and light levels were kept uniform in the building and external ...
Armadale masterplanEcotect Architects worked directly with the Armadale Redevelopment Authority (ARA) to help masterplan three development precincts – Champion Lakes, Champion Drive and Forrestdale Industrial Estate. Work included materplanning, developing guidelines and working with the consultant team to prepare a sustainable development checklist.
Perth Zoo, Administration Building, WAThe Perth Zoo Administration Building is a ‘high tech’ building with a deliberately ‘low tech’ external appearance. The brief required the design of a building with minimal running costs, in particular the minimisation of energy use.
Subiaco redevelopment authority, waIn the mid 2000s a company called TBB was appointed by the Subiaco Re-Development Authority to elicit ideas, drawings and recommendations on what should be done with the Fine China site. Ecotect and TBB submitted drawings that would compliment the environment .
Piney lakes melville, waIn 1998 the City of Melville appointed Ecotect-Architects after a tender submission by a limited number of firms to design a new environmental building in the heart of an A class reserve called Piney Lakes. This wetland site is a unique area where natural wetlands and wildlife is preserved. The community was engaged early in ...
Ellenbrook Ecopad, W.A.Ecotect Architects’ affordable courtyard house optimises the aspects of passive solar design, with north facing windows protected by solar pergolas where necessary and by shaping the house plan to capture prevailing breezes.