May 18, 2021 12:04 pm
Hi, I am eyeing on a north facing corner plot. Is it a good choice or bad choice. Two disadvantages i see is too much traffic and noise and nature strip maintainence on two sides on the flip side its appears that maximum utlising of the sunlight and one less neighbour. [Assumoption] Like the lot will get sun from east in the morning , north in midmorning and in the afternoon the west side can bright up the backyard. Do you see any disadvantages or is the orientation not good at all for buying.
Re: North Facing corner plot2
Jun 07, 2021 10:08 am
One of her 190 FREE podcasts on building renovation “undercover architect” Australian female architect Amelia ...she priorities orientation/ aspect .... remember as you read listen in Australia draftsman/ architect a North Facing block is the rear of property.
Re: North Facing corner plot3
Jun 07, 2021 6:13 pm
In my opinion North facing blocks are the worst.
Best solar on the front is a waste and you will probably finish up with a lot of west facing windows which are difficult to shade and are likely to cause overheating in summer,
See this link for more: https://anewhouse.com.au/2012/02/block-orientation/
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Re: North Facing corner plot4
Jun 07, 2021 6:37 pm
In my opinion, you really need a good house design to fully utilize the north aspect. Like put the garage and main entrance in the longer side. Or have two courtyards in east and west. Make some room facing the courtyard.
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