Hitting the Slopes in Ivanhoe

When you secure a block on one of Ivanhoe’s best-known suburban streets, The Boulevarde, you don’t let a minor detail like a steep, sloping site rain on your parade – you pull on your raincoat and give the experts (that’s us) a call.

Thinking Laterally,
Working Diagonally

Working with the fine folk at Techne, we were up for the challenge of navigating this tricky site. Careful construction management and some clever engineering enabled us to bring this ambitious design to life.

Patience is a Virtue

The two-storey home is split over five levels, features five bedrooms and a number of living areas. Central to the design are full height, four-metre high windows that light up the home. As you can imagine, manoeuvring that much glass required care and precision. Some clever engineering and a lot of patience enabled us to get the job done to spectacular effect.

We’re really happy with the end result, a triumph of teamwork, engineering and good old-fashioned know-how.

Check out the full story here.

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