Housing

This house incorporates roofing made from COLORBOND® steel.
01 May 2003 Hilltop Glasshouse Has Views To Thrill
Sydney architect John Smith has realised a client's dream to live in a glasshouse nestled above the Megalong Valley of the Blue Mountains - due largely to the design flexibility of steel building technology. The location of the house at Little Hartley on the western side of the Blue Mountains offers sweeping 180 degree views up and down the Megalong Valley. [Read more]
The Seaview by Boss Homes at Coomera Waters featuring steel building frames made from ZINCALUME® steel and roofing made from COLORBOND® steel.
29 March 2003 Coomera Waters Best Of Both Worlds
Queensland's newest eco residential resort based around a 17 hectare lake on the Gold Coast has inspired one of the state's leading builders to create an ecologically sustainable home using steel building technology. [Read more]
Combination of LYSAGHT QUIKA-FLOOR® and LYSAGHT UNI-PIER® steel posts
14 February 2003 Steel Flooring Comes of Age
When it came to deciding how best to build his own home, the benefits of steel flooring and the ease with which it can now be put together convinced Peter Keetch, Construction Manager with Sydney based Jandson Homes, to forsake more than 30 years traditional carpentry skills, and take up a power screwdriver. [Read more]
Multi Award Winning Home at Lake Bennet 80kms south of Darwin is clad with ZINCALUME® steel, which is also used on the roofs.
05 February 2003 Darwin Verandah House Scoops Architecture Awards
A striking house in steel and glass perched midway up a steep ridge in virgin bushland near Darwin has captured two major prizes in the National Architecture Awards of 2002. The Rozak House was designed by Troppo Architects in Darwin on bushland surrounding Lake Bennet 80kms south of Darwin. [Read more]
Walling made from LYSAGHT MINI ORB®
01 December 2002 Idyllic Scotland Island Roost
Where better to escape to paradise, than unspoilt Scotland Island, in Sydney's Pittwater. This dream encouraged well known actor, John Jarratt, to find a dilapidated old fisherman's cottage on the island. The fisherman's cottage soon proved less than a dream, as its cramped spaces left no space for entertaining, the roof leaked, and it was literally falling down around John Jarratt's ears. [Read more]
High Gate Country Retreat in South Australia's Clare Valley featuring roofing and wall cladding made from ZINCALUME® steel.
23 October 2002 Country Retreat Offers Modern Style
A country retreat nestled in South Australia's picturesque Clare Valley is offering a modern getaway for holidaymakers who want to experience the food and wine of the region in contemporary style. [Read more]
The design of this studio and carport addition incorporated corrugated ZINCALUME® steel for the roof and wall cladding.
03 August 2002 Inexpensive Studio Transforms Suburban Backyard
An inexpensive steel roofed addition of a studio and carport has provided an award winning rejuvenation for a 1920s Adelaide bungalow. The impressive extension was awarded a commendation in the Architecture Renovation division of the 2001 SA Royal Australian Institute of Architects awards. [Read more]
Paringa Vineyard Manager Roy Stevens outside the new administration centre and residence which uses ZINCALUME® zinc/aluminium alloy-coated steel for the frame, wall cladding and roof.
03 August 2002 A Vintage Design in Wine Country
South Australia's Paringa Vineyard has used steel to create an innovative and award-winning manager's residence and administration centre. Building and development company The Hickinbotham Group and architects Berriman & Associates designed the building to blend in with its rural surroundings. [Read more]
Adelaide Architect Peter Risbey's home. Cylinders made from ZINCALUME® steel resemble water tanks.
15 June 2002 People Who Live in Glass Houses Still Need Steel
An architect who designed his dream "home among the gum trees" 15 years ago and put the finishing touches to it last year has now put it up for sale. Well known Australian architect Peter Risbey designed and built his house in Adelaide's Eden Hills. [Read more]
The award-winning Oyster Bay shack on Tasmania's East Coast uses roofing and walling made from COLORBOND® steel
15 March 2002 Oyster Bay Shack A Tassie Pearl
This award winning Oyster Bay shack on Tasmania's East Coast uses COLORBOND® steel for the roof, ceiling and part of the wall cladding to create an energy efficient, environmentally friendly beach house. A Tasmanian designer and builder specialising in environmentally sustainable homes has created an award winning, energy efficient beach house. [Read more]