Situated on a small, challenging coastal site, the design makes use of its space.
The beach house contributes to the architectural culture of the seaside village.
The living and sleeping spaces form two boxes which plug into one another, reducing the overall bulk of the structure.
The contemporary use of cedar, plywood and macrocapa exterior claddings and large expanse of glass aligns the home amongst its neighboring coastal homes.
Sustainable design principles included; use of natural light and ventilation, passive solar gain and use of local and/or sustainable materials wherever possible such as bamboo interior floor coverings.