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House Whitfield

Client: Mr & Mrs Whitfield | Date: July 2016 | Type: Residential

2018 Corobrik SAIA Commendation Award
Regional 2017 SAIA-EC award for architecture

This modest small house is carefully perched on an extremely steep site. What results is a tree house as the accommodation is among the upper branches of the foliage of the large trees growing lower down the slope.The daring design shows a clarity of concept, legibility and livability with simple and practical finishes while the design engages the slope with a light footprint.The main accommodation on one level with the guest suite tucked under at one end generates a spatial organization that achieves a sense of dwelling between inside and outside – as if on a sheltered balcony.

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