A raised plinth separates the sleeping and living area and is positioned to give unobstructed views over Wellington Harbour. Plywood linings have been used throughout, to make the interior feel warm and familiar.
The studio is clad with an intricate rain screen system to achieve a continuation from wall to roof and is a key feature of the house. This was the most challenging aspect of the build and required careful planning to ensure it looked right and every element lined up perfectly.
Otherwise known as timber slats or screening, these cladding systems are becoming increasingly popular as a form of facade for their stunning aesthetic and breathable, waterproof qualities. The rainscreen system uses multiple layers of waterproof and protective materials located behind the timber cladding to ensure the building wall is protected from the elements.