Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Sunday (Maroochydore, Australia)

Mosaic Magnificence; Maleny Home in Master Builders Awards

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Sunday (Maroochydore, Australia)

Mosaic Magnificence; Maleny Home in Master Builders Awards

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Byline: Erle Levey


Project of the Year -- Evans Built -- Pulse Oceanside Medical

House of the Year -- Mosaic Constructions -- Two Roads, Maleny

Excellence in Energy Efficiency and Environmental Management -- Murphy Builders Qld

Excellence in Sustainable Living -- Tyson Building and Carpentry

Rising Star -- Mark Buchanan

Women in Building -- Nicole McMillan

Apprentice of the Year -- James Thompson

The Alan Eichmann Memorial Award for Quality Workmanship -- Aquatic Homes

Residential Trade Contractor of the Year -- Honed + Polished Concrete

President's Award -- J Co Constructions

* A full list of award winners will appear in Sunshine Coast Property Week on Saturday, August 20.

A HOUSE inspired by a 100-year-old photo and a medical centre at the heart of the multi-million-dollar Kawana Health Precinct are the big winners of the 2016 Master Builders Sunshine Coast Housing and Construction Awards.

Having clear expectations of the work required resulted in an outstanding result for Mosaic Construction, with its Maleny project winning the 2016 Sunshine Coast House of the Year.

The Two Roads property comprises a modern rural home built as the final stage of an overall site master plan on 44.5 hectares.

The property is being restored from photos of the farm almost 100 years ago.

The judges considered the home a stunning piece of architecture and a warm, comfortable family residence.

The hill-top site and the level of detail needed in the time frame had everyone involved delighted by the outcome.

"To have a team of select tradesmen who feed off each other saw a high level of expectation among them as to the final result," Mosaic's Brook Monahan said.

Requiring extensive engineered landscaping, the home takes advantage of the sun while maximising a view of the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

A variety of polished concrete floors, natural stone and hardwood features were installed by artisans. …

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