Winning Project:

Charlotte Chapel


Award Finalists:

AQUAS PERMASOLAR FIRMA by CPLUSC ARCHITECTURAL WORKSHOP

NORTH BONDI RESIDENCE by CPLUSC ARCHITECTURAL WORKSHOP



Winning Project Credits -

Architect: SJH Planning & Design

Builder: Chris Graves Building Pty Ltd

Award sponsor:



Project description:


Charlotte Chapel was built as a wedding reception chapel.All timbers used were Australian Hardwoods, primarily Australian Blackbutt hardwood from the North Coast of NSW.The hand-crafted elliptical shaped windows were made from Australian Blackbutt, customised to suit the clients requirements.The doors were also made of customised Blackbutt timber, shaped as an elliptical form.Flooring was 180x20 tongue and groove blackbutt, ceilings were V-Jointed Pine select grade with customised 100 year old Blackbutt beams incased around structural steel trusses to highlight the grandness of the 45 degree pitch roof above.Exterior cladding used was the traditional shiplap cypress pine cladding to give authenticity to the building.The roof has Canadian Glendine Slate layed on a 45 degree pitch roof.The bell tower is also incorporated within the design also made of Blackbutt harwood.This structure was made on site and lifted in place to house the oldest fully functional ringing bell in Australia 1550circa.