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2024 HIA-CSR Australian People's Choice Home

HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards

Winner: BCM Homes

This home was designed and built with an overarching philosophy of balancing aesthetic and environmental response. Suspended on the water's edge of an unbelievably steep slope, the home moulds to the landscape. Cleverly designed, the home preserves and celebrates the site's breathtaking views. Concrete, Corten cladding, COLORBOND and Alucobond combine in a low-maintenance exterior ideal to withstand the coastal setting. Inside, burnished concrete floors, solid timber and high-end finishes complete this sophisticated build. This project overcame extreme difficulty: over 1000 tonnes of concrete needed to be poured on a very steep site with limited access. Judges were stunned at the meticulous detail and execution of this project, from large-scale technical and logistical to the very smallest details. Care, attention and an uncompromising quality are evident at every turn. The timber grain alignment on the kitchen cabinetry, the detailing on the solid timber feature panels, and the multiple uses of in-situ concrete are just a few examples. Hydronic in-slab heating, premium appliances, extensive integrated technology and a 600-bottle wine cellar are the icing on the cake for this home that perfectly combines luxury living with a laid-back coastal lifestyle.

About BCM Homes

BCM Homes have been building residential and commercial properties for over 15 years throughout Ballarat and provincial Victoria. They are proud of creating and maintaining strong, local relationships with suppliers, contractors and trades ensuring consistent exceptional quality and customer service.

HIA Awards
Winner 2024 Australian 2024 HIA-CSR Australian People's Choice Home

2024 HIA-CSR Australian People's Choice Home finalists:

  • Chateau Architects + Builders
  • Craig Linke Bespoke Building
  • Evolving Construction
  • Lindon Homes
  • Prostyle Building Group
  • S&R Building & Construction
  • Swell Pacific
  • Tallwood Custom Built Homes
  • Delaney & Co and Clever Design

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