RECENT DESIGNS: SIMS / STRANAN ARTS &
CRAFTS STYLE HOUSE, CABLE BAY ROAD, NELSON. Amended 28/8/2002
Approach to this multilevelled home on
a steep forested ridge overlooking Cable Bay Valley and Hira. A blend of North
American Arts & Crafts style with 1920's New Zealand (Anglicised) "Californian
Bungalow" to create familiarity and rustic home-made charm for this great Lifestyle
Timber lapped weatherboards with a
bandsawn face are used with boxed corners and window facings of the same material.
Traditional corrugated iron roofing but Factory coated for durability. Timber fascias and
Bargeboards with shaped ends in the Bungalow manner.
Windows in aluminium joinery but
divided into rows of casements and fanlights for the Bungalow look. Gables boxed out and
finished with timber shingles and completed with the obligatory "Dentil" blocks
emulating extended ceiling joist members.
South West View
TO RECENT DESIGNS