Parkdale (Delamore)

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PROJECT:

Parkdale

LOCATION:
Christchurch

ARCHITECTS:
CoLab

GENERAL CONTRACTOR:
Takahe Construction

BRICKLAYER:
Coastal Brick & Block Ltd

PHOTOGRAPHER:
Stephen Goodenough Photography

BRICK:
Create Range Custom Emperor

Formerly an iconic homestead built circa 1924 the beautiful old Delamore, named after it’s architect, was demolished after the 2011 Canterbury earthquakes.

A private timber bridge leads over Cross Stream into the new Parkdale setting and one of three new homes being built on this huge section has settled in nicely to it’s stunning peaceful surroundings.

A collaboration between architects Co Lab, construction company Takahe Construction, interior design firm The Duchamp Collective and landscape architects Nick Rouse Design has created a fabulous timeless home to live in.

Both function and form work well together here with glass and brick working seamlessly together.  Wanting something different to the standard claddings available an extra long thin profile brick was sourced.  CCB then worked with the team to create a locally made Emperor size brick from the Create Range.  Coastal Brick and Block laid these with a natural grey mortar in a stretcher bond.  Raking the horizontal joints and flush mortaring the vertical joints has softened the edges whilst accentuating the horizontal, creating long thin layers to the eye.

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Parkdale (Delamore)

PROJECT:

Parkdale

LOCATION:
Christchurch

ARCHITECTS:
CoLab

GENERAL CONTRACTOR:
Takahe Construction

BRICKLAYER:
Coastal Brick & Block Ltd

PHOTOGRAPHER:
Stephen Goodenough Photography

BRICK:
Create Range Custom Emperor

Formerly an iconic homestead built circa 1924 the beautiful old Delamore, named after it’s architect, was demolished after the 2011 Canterbury earthquakes.

A private timber bridge leads over Cross Stream into the new Parkdale setting and one of three new homes being built on this huge section has settled in nicely to it’s stunning peaceful surroundings.

A collaboration between architects Co Lab, construction company Takahe Construction, interior design firm The Duchamp Collective and landscape architects Nick Rouse Design has created a fabulous timeless home to live in.

Both function and form work well together here with glass and brick working seamlessly together.  Wanting something different to the standard claddings available an extra long thin profile brick was sourced.  CCB then worked with the team to create a locally made Emperor size brick from the Create Range.  Coastal Brick and Block laid these with a natural grey mortar in a stretcher bond.  Raking the horizontal joints and flush mortaring the vertical joints has softened the edges whilst accentuating the horizontal, creating long thin layers to the eye.

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Parkdale (Delamore)

PROJECT:

Parkdale

LOCATION:
Christchurch

ARCHITECTS:
CoLab

GENERAL CONTRACTOR:
Takahe Construction

BRICKLAYER:
Coastal Brick & Block Ltd

PHOTOGRAPHER:
Stephen Goodenough Photography

BRICK:
Create Range Custom Emperor

Formerly an iconic homestead built circa 1924 the beautiful old Delamore, named after it’s architect, was demolished after the 2011 Canterbury earthquakes.

A private timber bridge leads over Cross Stream into the new Parkdale setting and one of three new homes being built on this huge section has settled in nicely to it’s stunning peaceful surroundings.

A collaboration between architects Co Lab, construction company Takahe Construction, interior design firm The Duchamp Collective and landscape architects Nick Rouse Design has created a fabulous timeless home to live in.

Both function and form work well together here with glass and brick working seamlessly together.  Wanting something different to the standard claddings available an extra long thin profile brick was sourced.  CCB then worked with the team to create a locally made Emperor size brick from the Create Range.  Coastal Brick and Block laid these with a natural grey mortar in a stretcher bond.  Raking the horizontal joints and flush mortaring the vertical joints has softened the edges whilst accentuating the horizontal, creating long thin layers to the eye.

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