Seatoun Heights House sits on a steep web site above Seatoun Heights Road, New Zealand, perched above the harbor. When planning the occasion of the residence, Parsonson Architects took advantage of the spectacular views and the prevailing established vegetation. Clad in darkish vertical corrugated iron, the problem is supposed to sort a relationship with the established timber on the situation. The distinct color palette of the house and its irregular type imprint a sober actually really feel, however this preliminary vibe wears off, as one steps inside.
Two distinct volumes could also be clearly delimited, in response to the architects: The mattress room diploma is excavated once more into the hillside forming a base to the upper additional, open and light-weight, dwelling diploma. The mattress room diploma undulates in and out, allowing delicate in and views out, giving each mattress room a particular character and side. The lighter sort of the dwelling diploma above flows all through the mattress room diploma wrapping spherical an current small flat backyard and yard to the northwest of the house. The flooring diploma steps down within the path of the backyard and permits views once more by the use of the house and out to the harbor previous. The interiors are nice and welcoming, due to in depth use of picket, an abundance of shade and flooring-to-ceiling-residence home windows framing harbor views.