Material palette: David Boyle Architect

A shed-shack material sensibility with a craftsman’s eye for the detailing characterises the material palette of David Boyle Architect.

Aneeta windows

These sashless windows allow an unobstructed view while also providing ventilation, which makes them a firm favourite of the practice.

Makrolon Multiwall glazing.

Makrolon Multiwall glazing.

Makrolon Multiwall glazing

Often specified by the practice for skylights and outdoor weather protection, Makrolon Multiwall has a twin-wall cell structure that provides impressive thermal performance.

Wedge linear halogen wall light.

Wedge linear halogen wall light.

Wedge linear halogen wall light

Manufactured in Australia, Tovo’s sleek lighting range offers indirect and wall-mounted uplights. The Wedge shown here is a favourite of the practice.

Recycled hardwood flooring.

Recycled hardwood flooring.

Recycled hardwood flooring

Recycled timber from Ironwood Australia has many environmental benefits, but it’s also often much denser than new hardwood and has a beautiful character.

Western red cedar

Used for window and door frames, battens, screens and cladding, western red cedar is used externally for its superior weather protection properties.

CSR fibrecement cladding

This is an economical external cladding material that is often used with a painted or clear protective coating, reavealing the texture of the sheeting.

Centor sliding door tracks

David Boyle specifies both internal and external sliding systems. The flexibility created by sliding doors suits the design philosophy of the practice.

Read a profile of David Boyle Architect here.



Published online: 3 Jan 2013
Images: Andre Fleuren, Brett Boardman, Shannon McGrath


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