What to Look for When Selecting Your Next Home or Building Site

Emerging Spaces contribution to Grand Design's Australia Season 6 - EP6 online!

Image courtesy of the Lifestyle Channel - Foxtel

Image courtesy of the Lifestyle Channel - Foxtel

Emerging Spaces contribution to the Lifestyle Channel on Foxtel for Season 6 of Grand Designs Australia, Episode 6.   

‘Episode 6: Deakin House - Canberra.  Selecting the site to build your future home requires just as much consideration as the design of the home itself.

Barb Coyle and husband Bill have a love for beautiful architecture. A passion that has had them living for the last seventeen happy years in a Harry Seidler designed home in inner Canberra.  The homes architectural features - split levels, vaulted mezzanine and Harry’s signature curved stair design was proving difficult for Bill to navigate since his diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

Consequently the reluctant pair needed to move to a location that could accommodate Bill’s future reliance on a wheelchair but just as important the single level home needed to have an architectural aesthetic of the 70’s.  Finding a home that accommodated their needs and wants proved difficult so Barb and Bill took on the challenge of finding a site to build their home and an Architect to design it.  For complete article click here.