The brief was for a new house on a challenging, steep site in the Orakei creek gully. One of the design challenges was to insert a bold (in size and placement) intervention into a sensitive bush reserve whilst still maintaining a sense of modesty and poetic. The desire was to seek out a quiet architectural expression, one that is devoid of excessive articulation and noise; a silent witness to its surroundings. Conceived as sculptural components the design plays on purity and scale of the...
- Year 2012
- Work finished in 2012
- Contractor McGillivray Builders
- Status Completed works
- Type Single-family residence