Stone Walkway around the few decorative trees.perfect for mowing (single circle) and don't have to weed.plus flowers would detract from the trees!
An operable wall opens the bedroom to the courtyard, blurring the line between indoor and outdoor space.
The operable screens, constructed from untreated timber slats, roll back to take advantage of cross-flow ventilation for passive cooling and will develop a pale gray patina over time.
Built on the site of a former gold mine-turned-sawmill, the Sawmill House references the site’s history with an earth-toned materials palette and rough sawn macrocarpa screens.
Concrete blocks, once bound for landfills, have found new purpose in the eco-conscious Sawmill House. Australian architecture firm Archier designed and built the modern industrial home out of 270 one-tonne concrete blocks and other locally sourced materials. Located in Victoria, the passive handcrafted dwelling was built largely by hand and features a custom-built mechanized facade that opens up to maximize natural light and ventilation.