The notable A frame pergola pays homage to MRTN’s neighbouring gable forms, as well as providing a distinctive shading device and wind break to the Northern façade.
The angled motif is reflected across the rusted iron accents, a timber picture window and raised brick garden beds that form a grounding plinth for the modules. The angular floorplan further accentuates sightlines across the closest granite outcrops, whilst the leftover space between modules provides a sheltered alcove for afternoon drinks.
It was important that the home felt comfortable within a tight footprint. The main living areas centre around a fireplace, with bedrooms and bathrooms tucked down the hall. Zoning ensured energy use remained modest. Large timber sliders flood the interior with natural light and air, whilst also linking outdoor decks, paved terraces, and the untamed landscape beyond.
The raw earthy palette ties the meandering buildings, new and old together. Weathered grey board and batten cladding blends seamlessly into the landscape and disguises the buildings discrepancy in age, whilst corrugated iron nods to the agricultural context.