The beach house comprised a timber superstructure supported on a ground-bearing reinforced concrete raft.
The timber roof and walls comprised plywood decking and sheathing fixed to STEICO timber I joists and I studs. The glazed elevation facing the beach was formed with two, parallel, 8m span KERTO timber portal frames to allow the sliding/folding glazed doors to open full width. The external walls and roof surfaces were then clad with Itaube planks.
|Regional Award, 2009||Nominated for the Miles Van Der Rohe European Architecture Award, 2009|