Housing Choices Australia Dandenon / Kennedy Nolan
Housing Choices Australia Dandenon / Kennedy Nolan Save this picture!© Derek Swalwell+ 21Curated by María Francisca González Share “COPY” “COPY” Design Team:Victoria Reeves, Susan Syer, Michael Macleod, Jacky Oro, Jack Lawrence, Dominic WellsClients:Housing Choices AustraliaEngineering:BRT Consulting, Sustainability House, Webb Consult, Adams Consulting engineersLandscape:Simon EllisCollaborators:Overend ConstructionsCity:MelbourneCountry:AustraliaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Derek SwalwellRecommended ProductsPaintLunawoodThermowood – Premium Surface FinishingFiber Cements / CementsULMA Architectural SolutionsPaper Facade Panel in Leioa School RestorationMetallicsSculptformClick-on Battens in Ivanhoe ApartmentsWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedText description provided by the architects. Housing Choices Australia (HCA) is a national, not-for-profit housing association that creates safe, quality, affordable housing for people who are struggling to find a home in Australia’s challenging private rental market.Save this picture!© Derek SwalwellIn 2015 Kennedy Nolan was engaged by Housing Choices Australia (HCA) to undertake a schematic design & feasibility study for three existing HCA sites in Melbourne. Each project was required to maximise yield while maintaining amenity, and conforming with the Liveable Design Guidelines, Housing Choices own design, construction and maintenance standards as well as all other authority requirements.Save this picture!© Derek SwalwellSave this picture!Plan – 1st floorSave this picture!© Derek SwalwellHCA are an organisation who hold on to their assets, so longevity and maintenance are of great concern. These projects are an exercise in the delivery of rational, robust and economical apartments that still deliver the warmth and delight of good housing.Save this picture!© Derek SwalwellWithin these constraints and obvious socially responsible design outcomes, it was also important to Kennedy Nolan and HCA to achieve exemplary environmentally sustainable homes. Initiatives include:Save this picture!© Derek Swalwell Minimum 6-star NatHERS rating. Dual aspect to most apartments and all town houses for optimum passive cooling and solar access. Allowance for renewable energy only in operation. Electric boosted solar hot water supply. Water collection & storage for on site use. Electric induction cooking. Save this picture!© Derek Swalwell Lighting, fixtures and materials specification to maximize thermal, water and energy efficiency Water efficient tapware, appliances and sanitary fixtures Building envelope and material selection for effective thermal mass Natural air-drying of clothes in lieu of energy-intensive driers (Newport) Secure & accessible bike parking at building entry (Dandenong) Save this picture!© Derek SwalwellProject gallerySee allShow lessAtelier in Hakushima / Yutaka Yoshida Architect & AssociatesSelected ProjectsRenovation of Beijing Long March Space / Studio HVNSelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:Melbourne Victoria, AustraliaLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share 2020 Housing Choices Australia Dandenon / Kennedy NolanSave this projectSaveHousing Choices Australia Dandenon / Kennedy Nolan ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/951385/housing-choices-australia-dandenon-kennedy-nolan Clipboard Social Housing Projects Area: 2820 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/951385/housing-choices-australia-dandenon-kennedy-nolan Clipboard ArchDaily Australia Photographs Photographs: Derek Swalwell Lead Architects: Patrick Kennedy and Rachel Nolan Architects: Kennedy Nolan Area Area of this architecture project CopySocial Housing, Sustainability, Residential•Melbourne, Australia Year: CopyAbout this officeKennedy NolanOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureSocial HousingSustainabilityBuildingsResidentialMelbourneOn FacebookAustraliaPublished on November 19, 2020Cite: “Housing Choices Australia Dandenon / Kennedy Nolan ” 18 Nov 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021.