Site: Alongside a redundant historic water cistern on a heritage wine farm. Construction: House – brick, plaster, slate. Cistern – concrete, brick vaults A floor plan provided by the owner was modified and resolved 3-dimensionally as a ‘village’ of intersecting roofs of size and height reflecting the function of the underlying rooms. The house is…

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Site: 1370m2 plot in semi-rural suburb bordered by mountain. Construction: brick, plaster, timber, thatch The house plan with attached barn curves away from the southern edge of the site responding to a natural amphitheatre formed by the mountain to the north. Thatch was the appropriate material to take up the curvature of the roof. The…

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Site: 500m² plot on mountain in seaside village inside national park Construction: brick, local sandstone, pigmented plaster On the edge of the mountain, the upper floor living area has a strong dual aspect to the mountain and the sea. The house plan wraps around an indigenous tree by means of a 135⁰ splay. Stone cladding…

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Site: 500m² plot with existing house in seaside village inside national park Construction: Timber frame over existing brick, fibre cement cladding A remodelling of a face brick bungalow into a more spacious, sunlit home with added inside-outside living verandahs and new loft.

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Site: 650m2 plot in seaside village inside national park Construction: brick, alien hardwood, stone The first house designed and built by this practice, with later timber deck and pool added.

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A new entrance way was required for the existing building to protect from the southeaster winds, and an existing warehouse was converted into a tea room with a stone-surround fire-place and new metal windows and doors onto a sheltered patio. the curved shaped of the fire surround was designed to match curved openings in the…

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