Paddock house sits exposed cross-slope, in a field of rye grass amongst grazing cattle and kangaroos with distant valley views to the north. The house connects to these views via a series of framed apertures in the volume of the house.
The Arctic TreeHouse Hotel project started with a concept design made in close cooperation with the client. The inspiration for the accommodation concept — set on a steep natural slope — came from Nordic nature and culture as well as the magical world of SantaPark.
The Jacaranda house harnesses the cool air passing in the northern setback in summer and in winter, the thermal mass floor collects sun and is further warmed with in-floor heating offset by solar panels.
Central Area Home project completed by Fivedot is a renovation of a 1950’s era home into a gathering space for family and friends. The existing home was a small square on a large lot.
The Barton Valley house is carefully sited among a stand of red oak trees at the edge of a grassy plain, and placed to capture dramatic views into the broad valley that was carved out by Barton Creek.
This elegant contemporary custom is perched on a steep hillside in Austin, Texas. While it overlooks a natural wet weather creek and the hill country of west Austin, this single family home fits the needs of a growing family as well as it fits the challenging site its on.