Norton Summit 1

Bioclimatic design

Small ecological footprint; split-level pavilion design

Passive solar features include:

  • closeable connecting courtyards
  • skillion roofs sloping up to North, with high level clerestory windows
  • thermal mass in rammed earth walls and earth embedded walls
  • trombe wall
Project Location:

Norton Summit, Adelaide Hills, SA

The building was profiled as an environmental design case study in the Australian Federal Government’s YOUR HOME Technical Manual