specialists in sloping blocks
Sloping blocks come with their own distinctive set of challenges and opportunities – from both a design and constructability viewpoint – which requires a specific skills, knowledge, experience and expertise to navigate when designing a home.
Designing a house for a sloping block is a much more dynamic and multifaceted process, creating to possibilities for outcomes and spaces beyond that of the standard flat site.
But sloping blocks also come with their own unique challenges. With the slope of the block, height restrictions, overshadowing, drainage issues and compliance with council regulations, designing homes for sloping blocks demands specialist expertise and meticulous planning.
Destination Living has a long history in designing, costing & constructing homes on sloping land. Our architects complete a rigorous and comprehensive process of investigation to fully understand the site prior to commencing the design process itself, Including:
- Site feasibility; compliance with council regulations, any overlays
- Understanding the complexity of build site issues- e.g. retainers, site access
- Services analysis
This initial scoping establishes and defines the parameters to enable architect to curate a design that responds to the opportunities of the site and also providing the client with a realistic project budget to work with.