Embassy of Ireland Ambassador’s Residence
The project involved the construction of a residence at the Embassy of Ireland in Yarralumla to provide high quality accommodation for the Ambassador as well as a location for official function. The residence includes areas for formal entertaining with a separate commercial quality kitchen. External features include extensive use of louvered opening roofs and moveable screens, a swimming pool and full size tennis court.
The opening roof and louvered screens, in conjunction with sashless windows provide options for through ventilation, as an alternative to in-slab heating and reverse cycle air conditioning.
Nominated for the 2004 MBA Excellence in Building Awards.