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Highgate | Cambuild BUILDERS
1/5 Leeway Court, Osborne Park
Phone (08) 9244 8522
We b www.cambuild.com.au
Big ideas for a small lot required some lateral
thinking of the Cambuild team, particularly where
site access was concerned. The fantastic Highgate
location was perfect for the clients but its narrow
streets proved a challenge for site access.
With close communication and management,
however, the project progressed smoothly and in
a timely fashion.
The design plan for the 300sqm lot incorporated
a contemporary family home of three storeys to
maximise city views to the rear of the property.
The clients also liked the idea of their home
having energy-efficient principles and broad street
views from their 9m frontage.
Using basic masonry construction with
steel portal frames for the upper-level structure,
the exterior boasts an appealing steel and glazed
upper facade that enhances natural light and
Entering the home via an eye-catching,
oversized, red pivot door, there are various
levels to choose from, each leading to unexpected
zones of the home.
The top floor, usually where bedrooms
are located, is occupied with the main living
areas and kitchen, to take in the city skyline.
Front and rear balconies on this level further
enhance the experience.
The two bedrooms and bathrooms, as well as
the laundry are all located on the ground floor,
along with the home office overlooking the front
of the street.
Something nobody expected was the discovery
of a large cellar that the owner of Cambuild found
buried at the rear of the site.
After an expensive and detailed refurbishment,
this cellar was just the item to complete the
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