Esther Rd


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Linden Projects was involved with this project from the late design stages. The works included major alterations and additions to an existing four bedroom sandstone & brick structure on a sloping site. Extensive works were undertaken to create a beautifully detailed home consisting of four bedrooms, five bathrooms, bespoke joinery, natural stones, steel frame windows and doors, balconies, hard landscaping and a pool. Also included in the work was a new double garage with connecting gym,  a media room, guest quarters with a separate kitchen and bathroom.

As the project was approved as a renovation, great lengths were taken to retain and re-use as much of the existing structure as possible whilst still allowing extensive rock excavation beneath it.

This project also consisted of many living areas that were under wet areas such as decks and roof gardens in addition to subterranean rooms combined to require a range of different approaches with regard to water control and waterproofing.

Aside from the extensive use of concrete and masonry, major sand stone works were carried out on the project blending in seamlessly with the original stone. The majority of the stone being recycled and re-cut from original stone kept from the demolition.

This project had it own unique set of design challenges through-out the project that we successfully managed to navigate resulting in what we think is an amazing end product. Challenges such as the sloping site of mixed foundation materials, control of the huge amount of ground water, various structural elements and the vast roof design.