Central Auckland New Home Project #1

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Hi there,

(日本語訳下にあります)

We have an on-going new home project near New Market.

This is a large high-end 3-Storey residential building with a number of beautiful design features and I would talk about one of these Today.

Exterior Cladding

What is unique is that the cladding system is a mixture of 3 different types of  materials (see the drawing below)

  • Weatherboad
  • Alcobond (Metal Cladding)
  • Plaster on Bricks

You see the mixed use of the different materials provides a stylish contemporary look.

Vertical Weatherboards With Different Profile in Each Board

Moreover, the vertical weatherboards have a unique feature that each board has a different width.

If you look closely into the part of the above photo marked in red you see each board has a different width.

Again this gives a contemporary look that is different from the traditional weatherboard work with all piece in the same size.

Although this type of weatherboard cladding can be a bit more expensive than normal weatherboard, this can be used for most types of residential building.

If you are interested in the way of our design please feel free to ask us any questions.

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Thank you.


こんにちは!

現在私たちはオークランドのニューマーケットの近くに新築住宅を建てています。

この建物は、いくつかのユニークなデザインを使用した、大型の3階建て高級住宅です。

建物外壁

この建物の外壁がユニークなのは、3種類の違う建材を混合して使用していることです(下図参照)

  • Weatherboad(ウエザーボード:NZで一般的な板材の外装)
  • Alcobond (鉄板外装)
  • Plaster on Bricks(プラスター仕上げ)

板の幅がそれぞれ違う縦張りウエザーボード

さらにユニークなところは、縦型この縦張りウエザーボードの各板幅を異なるものにした事です。

上の写真の赤色の部分を詳しく見てみると、各ボードの幅が違うことがわかります。

全てのボードが同じサイズである伝統的なウエザーボードとは差別化し、現代的なデザインにしました。

このタイプのウエザーボードは通常のものより少し高価ですが、ほとんどのタイプの居住用建物に使用できます。

もしこのようなデザインに興味がある方は、スカイプ無料相談も行っていますので、ぜひお気軽にお問い合わせください。

 

ありがとうございました。

 

Author

Amazon Okuchi
Amazon OkuchiArchitectural Designer
Qualification: Degree of Architecture Studies and Graduate Diploma of Psychology (University Of Auckland) ; 2nd Grade Cad Technician (Japan)
Family: Extremely lovely wife, wonderfully kind mother in low, awesomely hardworking chickens, surprisingly lazy cat and unbelievably naughty dog.

I love architecture and design so much that I have been to so many buildings and places around the world such as Sydney Opera House in Sydney, CCTV building in Beijing, Empire State Building in New York, Royal Palace in Bangkok, Houryu-Ji in Nara, etc. However, the residential building attracts me the most. For nearly 10 years I have visited heaps of local and historical homes around New Zealand which I feel the builders’ great workmanship as well as occupants’ life.

From this experience my aim is to design and provide the comfortable and affordable houses with the spirit of Japanese workmanship that people enjoy and improve their quality of life.

In this blog I write my everyday experience of work to show what is a designer’s work and how it goes at Japan Homes.

Any comments or questions are very welcome.
Please let me know!