The practice has won the green light for the 13 one- and two-bedroom homes and 142m2 of commercial space on a brownfield site, which is currently a carbreakers' yard.
The scheme, for Christfield Estates, seeks to maximise natural light while retaining privacy through the partial use of opaque recycled car-windscreen glazing. Reclaimed brick and timber will also be used.
Views from the adjacent Moray road will be over a planned green roof that will straddle the development.
The scheme is scheduled for completion in 2007.