Design a double garage with loft

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  • Prize: $450
  • Entries Received: 14
  • Winner: badrev71

Contest Brief

PLEASE NOTE: I HAVE JUST ADDED SOME COMMENTS RE WINDOWS IN GROUND FLOOR BELOW AND DOORS IN GROUND FLOOR.
We would also like to have two windows on both the long sides, North & South of the lower/garage floor in keeping with the house.
Doors in the ground floor to be in the northern (left hand side when looking for the entry end of the garage) near the far wall and also an entry door in the centre of the far (eastern wall) between where the vehicles would be.
Design and supply plans to Australian standards to build a double garage with a loft above. It is intend the loft will be used a bedroom/bunkroom. Building to be between 7500-8000mm wide by 10000 long.
Floor concrete slab to handle cars, boats light trucks etc.
Construction of the walls to be concrete block,which will be rendered to match exisiting house (see photo of house) 2800mm to the eaves. eave over hang to be 350mm. Roof pitch to be adequate to support a room upstairs of approx 5100mm wide x 10000mm long with intial wall height at the lowest point of 1200. I assume this will need a 40 degree pitch.
Garage opening to be 6300-6800mm with roller doors. Opening clearance to be 2400mm.
Access to the loft to be via internal staircase at opposite end from garage opening.
Looking from the opening 8000mm end of the building we require 2 cap code windows in the left hand side. We also require windows in the peaks at both ends with shutters.
Walls will be rendered finish and roof is zincalum corrugated iron. Attached is rough sketch of the sort of building we have in mind. A photo of the exisiting house roof line etc is attached. The design should ensure the buiding is in sympathy/compliments the exisiting house
The garage loft will be on the south west corner of the house, to the right of the attached photo. In our climate, central NSW Australia the best aspect for light/sun etc is the north and east so that is why we thought two cape cod style windows on the northern side. The only other thing is wether we should have small balcony on either the eastern (house end) or western end (garage opeing) end of the building. You will note in the photo that the exisiting house has some shingles on the gables, I'll leave it up to the designers as to wether you think the suit or not. By my calculation the exisiting house roof is 30° pitch but that may not be enough to get a decent sized room in a building 7500-8000wide.

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  • badrev71
    badrev71
    • 2 years ago

    And the winner is?

    • 2 years ago
    1. badrev71
      badrev71
      • 2 years ago

      No worries, Pete,
      I'll get to them tonight or tomorrow, I also want to explain parts of the design re- BCA standards for stair construction.
      My email address is badrever71@yahoo.com.au send me an email and we can communicate through that. Might even pay to talk on the phone, see how we go.
      Cheers,
      Brett

      • 2 years ago
    2. badrev71
      badrev71
      • 2 years ago

      Email me Mate. I have moved the bits around and there is going to be some funky carpentry in that NE corner. I'll email you some PDF that you can print out and scribble on.
      badrever71@yahoo.com.au

      • 2 years ago
  • ArqJM
    ArqJM
    • 2 years ago

    Please extend it...
    I can get you a nice work!

    • 2 years ago
  • kxrist
    kxrist
    • 2 years ago

    I'm sorry but i will not deliver...have to work on a project , thanks!

    • 2 years ago
  • wrishitesh
    wrishitesh
    • 2 years ago

    Dear Sir, please extend the time so as to deliver the reqd. set of drawings. If you can kindly extend it to 3-4 days more, i will be grateful to you.

    • 2 years ago
    1. wrishitesh
      wrishitesh
      • 2 years ago

      And how much do you want the initial wall ht. at 1200 mm of the room to be? 1800 min. or more.....

      • 2 years ago
    2. wrishitesh
      wrishitesh
      • 2 years ago

      oh i got it, sorry.

      • 2 years ago
  • AdrianArh
    AdrianArh
    • 2 years ago

    Hello , i want to know if i understood well . Except the two front roller doors , the garage has one entry door in the left hand side , and another entry door at the eastern wall ( opposite wall of roller doors) ? there are two entry doors ?

    • 2 years ago
    1. pmacs1
      pmacs1
      Contest Holder
      • 2 years ago

      Hi Adrian
      You are correct, two entry doors, one LHS at far end and another in centre of far end(opposite end to rolloer doors)

      • 2 years ago
  • Feher52
    Feher52
    • 2 years ago

    Hello! Now you want this building or it is just sample building?

    • 2 years ago
    1. pmacs1
      pmacs1
      Contest Holder
      • 2 years ago

      Heo Feher
      We will definetly be building this project

      • 2 years ago
  • kxrist
    kxrist
    • 2 years ago

    Please specify the location of the future project...

    • 2 years ago
    1. pmacs1
      pmacs1
      Contest Holder
      • 2 years ago

      The project will be built in 35km west of Orange in Central NSW Australia in Cabonne shire

      • 2 years ago
  • SsArchi
    SsArchi
    • 2 years ago

    I have another question regarding your sketch. I am trying to understand where you have written 'normal garage 3.5m with 2.6m opening' then you have drawn two arches at 2.5m wide ( are these the cape cod style windows?). Then below that you have 7.5m - 8.0m with 6.8m opening?

    Is the garage door at one end to have 2 roller doors @ 2.5m x 2.1 high? or do you want an opening of 6.8m.

    Can you please clarify
    1. The front of the garage door type - 2 x 2.5m roller doors or 1 Roller door of 6.3 - 6.8m wide.
    2. The rear of the garage, is it to be 2 Cape Cod style windows?

    Apologies I am just trying to understand what you require.

    • 2 years ago
    1. pmacs1
      pmacs1
      Contest Holder
      • 2 years ago

      SsArchi
      No problem with the questions, happy to try and clarify it for you
      Sorry the two ' arches' I have drawn are to represent vehicles.
      1. Re the roller doors- it can be either 1 or 2 1 would be better but I would imagine that +6m wide door would be expensive
      2. The cape cod windows are on the northen side, or the left when looking at the opening end of the building.

      • 2 years ago
  • SsArchi
    SsArchi
    • 2 years ago

    Hi Again Pmacs1,
    Can you tell me which local council in Australia this will be built in as some councils have specific regulations in the LEP (Local Environment Plans), I would hate to design a structure that does not meet council regulations. I have a few ideas for your project but need to ensure they meet local regs.
    Kind Regards
    Steve

    • 2 years ago
    1. pmacs1
      pmacs1
      Contest Holder
      • 2 years ago

      Hi Steve
      It is in Cabonne Council in NSW, the building will be on a rural property. Note I made a change to the brief re windows in the ground floor

      • 2 years ago
  • rahulvikhe
    rahulvikhe
    • 2 years ago

    you need plan and 3d design also please confirm me i will do in Solidworks

    • 2 years ago
    1. pmacs1
      pmacs1
      Contest Holder
      • 2 years ago

      Hi Rahulvikhe
      Yes a plan and 3D design would be great thanks

      • 2 years ago
  • mNorbert
    mNorbert
    • 2 years ago

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    • 2 years ago
  • kxrist
    kxrist
    • 2 years ago

    ..also i suggest you extend the contest, thanks!

    • 2 years ago
  • latheefpatel
    latheefpatel
    • 2 years ago

    you need plan and 3d design also please confirm me i will do in 3ds max and revit 3d design

    • 2 years ago
    1. pmacs1
      pmacs1
      Contest Holder
      • 2 years ago

      Yes we need building plans that we can lodge with council, these must be to Australian building codes, and also 3D design so we can see the finished look.

      • 2 years ago
  • SsArchi
    SsArchi
    • 2 years ago

    Hi There, Just a quick question regarding the job, I am curious is the attached image the design intent. Do you require the new garage to match this dwelling? Colors, lines etc.

    • 2 years ago
    1. pmacs1
      pmacs1
      Contest Holder
      • 2 years ago

      Hi SsArchi
      Yes the new garage should match the exisiting building in design etc. I have posted more details on the brief

      • 2 years ago
  • kxrist
    kxrist
    • 2 years ago

    Is there a plan of the plot to be designed in?

    • 2 years ago
    1. pmacs1
      pmacs1
      Contest Holder
      • 2 years ago

      Hi Kxrist, I have attached a photo of the house and a rough sketch of the sort of building we are thinking about. Yes the loft will be a bedroom. It doesnt have to have a bathroom or anything as there is one down stairs in the house. The buidling will be on the western side of the house with the opening to the west. In our climate the best aspect for sun etc is the north east.

      • 2 years ago
  • Rjtipu
    Rjtipu
    • 2 years ago

    cool !! I can do it !! Not a Big deal !!

    • 2 years ago
  • kxrist
    kxrist
    • 2 years ago

    The loft is going to be used as an apartment?

    • 2 years ago

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