Mason House

 

Emilis Prelgauskas - design elements Addition to the eastern rear of the existing villa in inner suburban Hawthorn.
A link separates old and new, creating courtyards for service yard and vegetation and water sprays for summer precooling inflowing air.
The addition is an L shape living and kitchen with east facing covered bbq area and north facing bay window which create the new angled main entry door off the property side driveway.
Clerestorey north facing with motor window winders creates air exhaust. Glazing gives\ winter sun inflow and is shaded by screen in summer.
Winner of HIA Greensmart award in 2010. Published in Sanctuary magazine in 2012.