Christie Walk 2015

HOUSE NAME
Christie Walk
Address:
Adelaide 5000
Housing Type
Apartment Standalone House Shared Community Tiny Home Community Garden
House Size
Multiple Small to Medium dwellings
Number of bedrooms
2
Number of bathrooms
1
Builder
Multiple
Project Type
New Build
Architect/Designer
Paul Downton
Opening Hours
1000-1600

This unique urban community of 27 dwellings includes apartments, standalone strawbale houses, and townhouses.  The sustainable design features include: passive solar design, photovoltaic cells, solar hot water, composting, underground stormwater storage and community spaces (meeting room, laundry, bike shelter, produce garden, roof garden).

SUSTAINABLE FEATURES

Universal Design Features
Multi-generational
Building Type
Timber
Rammed earth
Strawbale
Aerated concrete
Recycled and reused
Timber
Paving
Sustainable materials
Strawbale
Healthy home materials
Ecopanel, low VOC paint and varnish
Windows and Doors
Louvre windows
Window/door materials and coverings
Timber
Aluminium
Renewable energy
Solar PV grid connect
Water heating
Solar hot water (flat panel)
Solar hot water (evacuated tube)
Passive heating cooling
Shading
Cross ventilation
Active heating cooling
Ceiling fans
Insulation
Ceiling
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Rating:
Internal and external walls
Type: ,
Rating:
Water harvesting and water saving
Underground storage
Type: concrete tanks,
Size: 2000L
Stormwater management
Low flow shower heads
Drip irrigation
Energy efficiency
Efficient lighting
Draught proofing
Efficient appliances
Energy monitoring
Garden/Outdoors
Drip irrigation
Water wise plants
Edible garden
Community garden
Native plants
Green roofs
Previously Open
2011, 2013
Council property located in:
Adelaide
Sustainability organisations:
Yes
Connected to gas?
Yes