Housing

Oz Colour Fencing made from COLORBOND® steel in LYSAGHT MINISCREEN® panels
17 February 2002 Steel Fence Makes Stylish Entrance
A leading Melbourne fencing specialist has created a stylish new estate entrance fence for one of the city's foremost residential estate developments. Tom Nikolson from Oz Colour Fencing drew on his extensive steel fencing experience to create a unique fence for the entrance to Cobblestone Village at Caroline Springs. [Read more]
Roofing and Walling Made From LYSAGHT CUSTOM ORB® steel Sheeting at this vineyard bush retreat nestled in the Terra Rossa plains of the Coonawarra.
10 February 2002 Steel Design Creates Outback Retreat
South Australia's multi award winning Punters Vineyard retreat has won the 2001 South Australian Great Regional Award (Tourism Category) recognising it as an outstanding example of wine tourism architecture. Punters Vineyard has also won the Award of Merit in the Commercial Architecture division of the Royal Australian Institute of Architecture (RAIA), South Australian chapter. [Read more]
Roof detail showing LYSAGHT KLIP-LOK® (skillions) and LYSAGHT CUSTOM ORB® (curved centre) on a spectacular home overlooking Sydney Harbour.
08 February 2001 High Visibility Steel Roof
A stylish new harbourside home has been architecturally designed to have a focus on the stunning views of Sydney's Middle Harbour. The panoramic views are made possible by a large central atrium, covered with a curved roof made from COLORBOND® steel, which cleverly maximises the views out towards The Heads. The work of award winning Sydney architect David Naylor has made a lasting imprint on the northern beaches with a distinctive quality and style that typically integrate steel to its best advantage. [Read more]
LYSAGHT CUSTOM ORB® wall cladding on a striking home in the Glasshouse Mountains at Beerwah Queensland.
13 January 2001 Middle Eastern Influenced Home Thwarts Termites
A Brisbane architect has designed a striking home in the Glasshouse Mountains at Beerwah using an intriguing blend of Middle Eastern and Australian rural influences. Ian Martin of Paradox Architecture designed the home with an all-steel structure, employing steel roof and wall cladding as a preventative measure against the threat of termite attack and bushfires in the rainforest area. [Read more]
Retirement Village at Sapphire Gardens, Brisbane using the LYSAGHT QUIKA-FLOOR® System
13 January 2001 Resort Style Retirement Village Can Move With the Times
A Gold Coast developer has employed a relocatable steel flooring system to meet specific council requirements for a 216 residence resort style retirement village. [Read more]
Bush Home Clad in LYSAGHT MINI-ORB®
13 January 2001 Bill Gates' Architect Has Designs on Sydney
A 440 square-metre house designed by the architect of Bill Gates' Seattle mansion is the centrepiece of a new bushland estate which has minimal impact on the environment on Sydney's northern beaches. [Read more]
The use of ZINCALUME® steel contributes to an energy efficient design on this house in Adelaide's Ingle Farm.
15 December 2000 Award Winning House
This energy efficient house in Adelaide's Ingle Farm has won a Royal Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA) 2000 Award of Merit for South Australia for its maximum use of site and sun. The Architect, Max Pritchard, has worked extensively in the Adelaide domestic market and is known for his innovative steel designs. [Read more]
Yarraandoo Environmental Interpretive Centre on the New South Wales Mid North Coast hinterland features extensive use, both externally and internally, of LYSAGHT CUSTOM ORB® and LYSAGHT MINI ORB® corrugated sheeting.
04 September 2000 Environmental Centre Nominated For Tourism Award
Australia's first "educational and interpretive centre" in the high country of the New South Wales Mid North Coast hinterland has been nominated for a New South Wales Tourism Council Australia 'Big Sky' award for tourism excellence. [Read more]
LYSAGHT QUIKA-FLOOR® and Kevin Crane
04 September 2000 Brisbane Builder Tackles The Hard Yards
A Brisbane builder has used a purpose designed steel flooring system to overcome the challenges of building on sloping sites and difficult terrain. Kevin Crane of KC Homes adopted the LYSAGHT QUIKA-FLOOR® solution when he was contracted to build two houses on sites with difficult topography. One property lay on a particularly steep slope and the other straddled a gully. [Read more]
The floors of this home are constructed with LYSAGHT TOPSPAN® steel joists over trusses, sheeted with waterproof particle board.
03 September 2000 Dream Home Comes True on Impossible Site
A West Australian designer has built his client's dream home on an 'impossible' site using an economical new flooring system. The property, just below the crest of Mt Melville in Albany, West Australia, consists largely of solid granite with a slope of 1:2.5. It had previously changed hands many times due to prohibitive building costs. [Read more]