Text description provided by the architects. The house was conceived as 'mountain shed' in the alpine mountain setting of Mt Wellington, Tasmania.
The building sits tightly on the 387m contour spanning between the exotic garden of the neighbour to the South and the Tasmanian alpine bush to the North. The spanning between these two gardens is linked via a block spine wall retaining the mountain and enclosing the interior.
The finishes are rough and exposed, utilising off- the shelf building materials.
The form was driven by the concept of a large rectangular shed with voids removed to emphasise entrance, balcony and roof.