House Design- In Sketchup

  • Status: Closed
  • Prize: £200
  • Entries Received: 16
  • Winner: archiclan

Contest Brief

I have (with my very limited Sketchup skills and no arcitech knowledge) design the start of a house (see attached).
The competeion is to take this along with the mood boards and other information provided to design a family home.
Details:
We are looking to build a 4-5bedroom family home and are looking for some concepts-

The winner will also then be invited to take the concept to full building drawings. -However, don't let this deter you from entering if you don't have that skill level.

The site is 1840cm wide by 5000cm long
Faces east-west with the access to the plot on the east (see Arial picture)
Currently has a bungalow on the plot- this will be demolished so is not a concern. However, sympathy should be given to its position as planning laws will assume a similar placement on the plot.

We are looking for a contemporary 2 storey building, between 250-350sqm- This is a self-build.
The building NEEDS to Incorporate

1- Entrance hall (ideally dual height)
2- Large living space to include Kitchen, dining and living room
3- Separate "snug"
4- Downstairs shower room
5- Boot room
6- Utility /Machine room
7- Accessible garage
8-Verandas - outside usable space. As a family, we enjoy hiking, canoeing and bushcraft so a year-round usable outside space is essential.
9 Master bedroom with ensuite and dressing room
10 three (or four) further bedrooms two of similar spec suitable for teenage and young adults with the others suitable for occasional guests.
11South facing roof - We would like to maximise solar PV so need a large array.

Thought needs to be given to a separate assumed detached clinic room on the site for an acupuncturist- 30sqm incorporating a small waiting room (one client)- toilet and treatment room.

Parking for 4 cars (not using the garage) the site has an in-out driveway.

Please feel free to ask any further questions to help clarify- The answers will be shared publicly



WARNING- Any "off the shelf" or rushed entries will be ignored and their originators banned from any participation.

Initial concept sketches are fine - but the final entry should be a full SketchUp model with easily navigatable layers.

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  • SK813
    SK813
    • 2 weeks ago

    #extended #extended #extended

    • 2 weeks ago
  • werjini
    werjini
    • 2 weeks ago

    I HOPE THAT I PARTICIPAT BUT I JUST FIND THIS ENTRIE IT REMAIN ONLY 35 MIN....!

    • 2 weeks ago
  • misalpingua03
    misalpingua03
    • 2 weeks ago

    #extended

    • 2 weeks ago
  • archvizwork
    archvizwork
    • 2 weeks ago

    hello again

    Please, wait for the last moment of your declared time. I am constantly pushing this project forward.

    • 2 weeks ago
  • sihagarts
    sihagarts
    • 3 weeks ago

    #extended

    • 3 weeks ago
  • archvizwork
    archvizwork
    • 3 weeks ago

    Hi there
    As you know I've been following your project for the past two weeks And I've made some attempts at modeling it. I've been involved in a lot of things now and feel I might not be able to finish your project in the next 5 days.
    is it possible that you #extended the time of this contest? Three more days is enough for me.

    thanks in advance

    • 3 weeks ago
  • toramannnnn
    toramannnnn
    • 3 weeks ago

    is the sketchup file the existing form of the proposed building? is this where we will start and based on design on? or should we make new models based on our design. if so. please state any requirements for spaces that you want. thank you

    • 3 weeks ago
  • WeaversAtelier
    WeaversAtelier
    • 3 weeks ago

    Dear Concern, I am working this project.Please wait for the last moment of your declared time.

    • 3 weeks ago
  • archvizwork
    archvizwork
    • 3 weeks ago

    Hi there
    As you know I've been following your project for the past two weeks And I've made some attempts at modeling it. I've been involved in a lot of things now and feel I might not be able to finish your project in the next 5 days.
    is it possible that you #extended the time of this contest? Three more days is enough for me.

    thanks in advance

    • 3 weeks ago
  • janderlima
    janderlima
    • 1 month ago

    I am looking forward to starting this contest, next week I will dedicate myself to this project. See you!

    • 1 month ago
  • BoxBearLtd
    Contest Holder
    • 1 month ago

    Please Note- This is a family home- Dog , outside sports rugby etc. So as well as a front door, the back door needs to be into a boot room or utility with access to the downstairs shower, ideally, this entrance will be undercover and access the garden for washing etc. (in the UK we tend to air dry washing outside).

    • 1 month ago
  • BoxBearLtd
    Contest Holder
    • 1 month ago

    PLease Note- as per the photos the garden is to the rear of the property and needs to be an integral piece of the design. Major vistas to the east and west are pointless as they will just be facing walls.

    • 1 month ago
  • BoxBearLtd
    Contest Holder
    • 1 month ago

    Please note- In the UK we don't need Balconies or swimming pools.

    • 1 month ago
  • izingis
    izingis
    • 1 month ago

    #sealed please

    • 1 month ago
    1. BoxBearLtd
      Contest Holder
      • 1 month ago

      The problem now is you don't get to see the feedback from other designs

      • 1 month ago
  • archvizwork
    archvizwork
    • 1 month ago

    Hi there

    I have two questions to be sure of what I have found.

    1- "Solar PV" your mean is mounting solar panels on the roof that has tilted to the South?

    2- What is the distance between the building And north, south? Are 2 meters from the south and 1 meter from the north enough and right?

    • 1 month ago
    1. izingis
      izingis
      • 1 month ago

      So, you mean that you need a passive house? This might change a lot in the shape of building and orientation of the windows. In the same time a lot more technical room area

      • 1 month ago
    2. archvizwork
      archvizwork
      • 1 month ago

      Thank you for your accountability.

      • 1 month ago
  • izingis
    izingis
    • 1 month ago

    carefully looked at google maps. all street long are buildings with gable or cross gable roofs. Is there no local regulation in this context? same question about cladding materials.

    • 1 month ago
    1. BoxBearLtd
      Contest Holder
      • 1 month ago

      Thanks Janis, The road has MANY differnt house types - we dont expect any issues regards design

      • 1 month ago
    2. BoxBearLtd
      Contest Holder
      • 1 month ago

      hi Janis,. no it is not a passive House as this is too restrictive, we are however wishing to build close to passive house standards, and will have a MVHR

      • 1 month ago
  • AlvaroFalco92
    AlvaroFalco92
    • 1 month ago

    hello there! please, can you tell mel the coordinates of the site? thanks!!

    • 1 month ago
    1. BoxBearLtd
      Contest Holder
      • 1 month ago

      why?

      • 1 month ago
  • youssefartist
    youssefartist
    • 1 month ago

    hello sir,i'm an architect and i started working on a propostion,i'm working actually on archicad in this project,it's more professional and more detailed,but of course i can save it on sketchup form
    is it okey?

    • 1 month ago
    1. BoxBearLtd
      Contest Holder
      • 1 month ago

      I dont mind what you use to develop and share ideas, but final submission needs to be loadable into SketchUp

      • 1 month ago
  • youssefartist
    youssefartist
    • 1 month ago

    i have found some architectural mistakes on the first floor ,is it possible to modify it?

    • 1 month ago
    1. BoxBearLtd
      Contest Holder
      • 1 month ago

      The whole point is to modify it lol. the model supplied is just a model I have come up with. Please feel free to do as you wish

      • 1 month ago
  • zakibouragbi5
    zakibouragbi5
    • 1 month ago

    Hello, i'm an architect i'll start working on your project .. i have a question : Can i use Revit its more professional and i can give you 2D and 3D at the same time

    • 1 month ago
    1. BoxBearLtd
      Contest Holder
      • 1 month ago

      This is fine so long as I can open final proposal in SketchUp

      • 1 month ago
  • Douugie
    Douugie
    • 1 month ago

    I need the address of the place, to locate me on google maps

    • 1 month ago
    1. abolygamal27
      abolygamal27
      • 1 month ago

      Same request here

      • 1 month ago
    2. BoxBearLtd
      Contest Holder
      • 1 month ago

      ?? I can't see what relevance that is. SE England You can see orientation from the photo and description - the neighbourhood is mixed so is not a concern.

      • 1 month ago
  • thoocmo
    thoocmo
    • 1 month ago

    Hi. It my forte , cant you want hight quality design see my project and profile:
    - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLk7_mCYnUDRp_ZTueUXT1uU2WPhw1QixR.
    But I see too many items to do, could you please raise the price?

    • 1 month ago
  • RosaEjeZ
    RosaEjeZ
    • 1 month ago

    Hello, could I start with the 2D plan and once you approve it, pass it to skethup?

    • 1 month ago
    1. BoxBearLtd
      Contest Holder
      • 1 month ago

      yes great idea

      • 1 month ago
  • izingis
    izingis
    • 1 month ago

    It looks like there are some trees on the plot. are they measured?

    • 1 month ago
    1. Pankajsuthar007
      Pankajsuthar007
      • 1 month ago

      Same question here !!

      • 1 month ago
    2. BoxBearLtd
      Contest Holder
      • 1 month ago

      There are no TPO's on plot and no trees of significance all are neighbouring plots

      • 1 month ago
  • leticiadbandeira
    leticiadbandeira
    • 1 month ago

    Hello, how are you?
    I have a doubt. What are the exact measurements of the terrain? Front and side? The sket file does not have the measurements configured, or has been misconfigured in my computer version. I await your reply, thank you

    • 1 month ago
    1. BoxBearLtd
      Contest Holder
      • 1 month ago

      the plot dimensions are in the brief c 18m wide by 50 m long total

      • 1 month ago
  • BoxBearLtd
    Contest Holder
    • 1 month ago

    New Sketchup v14 files uploaded

    • 1 month ago
  • CallOfDutyPiano
    CallOfDutyPiano
    • 1 month ago

    Greetings! Would you like the design to be similar to the massing of your existing sketchup model? Or something new entirely? :)

    • 1 month ago
    1. BoxBearLtd
      Contest Holder
      • 1 month ago

      I believe all the information is in the brief. I am not an architect.

      • 1 month ago
  • alban1785
    alban1785
    • 1 month ago

    Hello, I am interested in working in its proposal, but please could place the file based on a version 18 or bottom of sketchup. You any inconvenience that the proposal was drawn up in archicad, clear could export then sketchup, but in terms of information BIM, it would be better to use archicad.

    • 1 month ago
    1. BoxBearLtd
      Contest Holder
      • 1 month ago

      I only have SketchUp. so I will need a SketchUp model. So long as you supply a SketchUp model on completion I don't mind.

      • 1 month ago
  • frozenspace
    frozenspace
    • 1 month ago

    Hi there, I am interested in working for this proposal, but please attach lower version file. (14)

    • 1 month ago

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