Peter and Elin retired Gippsland farmers, avid bird watchers and gardeners wanted a natural contemporary design that was placed lightly into their block and not to encroach onto their well established trees and garden.
The removal of an existing beach shack was required with this we had to preserve the existing trees and garden. A level block with a north south orientation. Its imperative to maintain existing flora and forna and maximise northerly solar gain.
To maintain as much vegetation on the site as possible. Elin really wanted a kitchen at the front of the house so she could maintain a connection with the front of the street. They also required a house that was accessible for mobility their older years.