|Located at the southern end of Whale Beach, Australia, an early idea was of a timber packing case fallen from a ship and washed to shore. Further images of a wooden crate lying in the sand kept the idea principle in place. From the street, the visual image is of a black box with blinkers either side to accommodate entry and stairs.
The box provides the living space, while the protective sweep of the enveloping timber arms provides light, air circulation, ventilation and provides view corridors to the beach from the road, maintaining public amenity. Solar gain was achieved by... >>>