“The first thing I do when I start a house is to look around. Where’s the sun coming from at breakfast, lunch and dinner? If you want sunshine with your eggs and coffee, we need to think of that. I always draw myself a little north arrow, and do the reckoning for clients. You put that arrow on a blueprint and everyone goes ‘…oooooh’.” Paul Merrick, Town Architect
Consider that the sun moves across our land during the day. How can we locate buildings so that residents get full sun exposure when they want it, and get shade when they want that?
Take a look at the drawing and you’ll see three key times we need to maximize quality sunlight. Capturing sunlight is a key consideration at Spirit Bay. When you look at our homes, you’ll see windows in every wall, sized to capture the sort of light you want, when you want it.