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25 May 2018

Clayfield house, next to train line on very, very small block,. Designers: Kirsty Volz and David Toussaint Builder: Thallon and Mole Photography: Scott Burrows

It is difficult to imagine a more challenging site on which to build a family home. 

But for owners David Toussant and UQ Architecture PhD student Kirsty Volz, the slender 317sq m parcel of land abutting the train line at Clayfield was precisely what they had been searching for.

“We bought it from Queensland Rail for a steal, an incredibly cheap block of land for Clayfield,” Kirsty says.

“I guess a lot of people thought building on it was just too hard. We thought, ‘We can afford that!’ ”

Read the full article on The Courier Mail