A new three bedroom family home for a couple with two independent children, positioned on a bushland site with views to Putty Beach and beyond to the Pacific.
The building is rational and pragmatic but makes critical gestures to its surrounds producing an expression that is in dialogue with the twisted angophoras and the sandstone terrain.
The material language is simple, restrained and takes a minimalist approach to the number of materials used: concrete, steel, and timber each expressed in their natural finish giving authenticity and honesty to the structure. Detailing is simple, consistent and robust.
An alternative proposition to the idea of touching the earth lightly, the house is deeply embedded in the site and thoroughly restorative to and respectful of its place.