18 VICTORIA PARK ROAD
The design challenge for this house was to create two separate homes on the one site, where the family can
be physically apart, and yet physically close to one another.
The site is a wedge-shaped truncated triangle. It has a flat land on the upper part of the site, but most of it
descends to a depth of eight metres at the lowest south-east corner of the site.
The design solution was to build a two-storey house that was less visually intrusive upon the landscape, hugs
the contours, and uses the sloping topography to its advantage.
The result was that the house, when viewed from the entrance, appears to be single-storey.
As it descends, it opens out and translates into two 2-storey houses that follow site contours and blend with