Chelmer Flood House
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Chelmer Flood House

This Queenslander in Chelmer has had a history of riverine flooding, most notably in the Brisbane 1974 floods. Through a continued development of construction detailing and material research, JDA Co. designed a new, non-cavity wall type which references traditional Queenslander single-skin walls.

01. Premise

Designed for a young family in Chelmer, QLD, the house is also the first time EFC Geopolymer has been used and polished for a residential build in Australia.

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02. Construction

Using a new sustainable concrete product and unprecedented wall detailing required a builder who was willing to experiment, test and explore untraditional construction techniques and feed back into the buildability of these details.

03. Outcome

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04. Details