Heart of the Home
“Heart of the Home” in an alterations & additions project to a modest family home. The name refers to the hub in middle of the home, the space that connects old and new, being the family kitchen. Although in it’s existing location, it is redesigned to create great views and connections to the front and rear of the home – the ultimate command centre for busy family life. The addition is simple, functional, and spacious. It is orientated for better solar gain, connection to outdoor living spaces, and views to the surround farmland.
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About the architects
At Talina Edwards Architecture: elemental design studio, we are passionate about helping you create a beautiful, healthy, comfortable, functional & sustainable home (& life!) you love, that doesn’t cost the earth.”
What is 'elemental design'? We believe this is the holistic approach to architecture that results in the best outcome for your project. The benefits of combining our building-science expertise with our intuitive approach results in soul-enriching homes that not only feel special to be in, but are also comfortable, healthy, resilient and energy-efficient.
We believe in delivering the healthiest, highest-performing and lowest-energy buildings in the world, with proven performance thanks to rigorous building-science and the international passivhaus standard. Talina and Mia are both Certified Passivhaus Designers.
What is biophilic design? We all have deep desire to be connected to nature, and this experience can bring us joy and improved wellbeing. Our projects are designed to with this in mind - aiming to engage all of our senses, with consideration of all the elements, which leads to a more enriching experience of the architecture.