Project Description

The house is located between the mansions of York Place, and the former worker cottages of Arthur Street now let as student flats. Corrugated coloursteel cladding with Macrocarpa facings, grooved plywood soffits, larch exterior framing. Exposed aggregate concrete terraces and car deck are suspended on timber framing. The pole-platform construction allowed for the expansion of the basement area two years after stage 1 was completed.
Location: 103 Elm Row Dunedin
Completed: Stage 1, 2000; Stage 2, 2001
Awards: NZ Institute of Architects
Local Award for Architecture 2001
“Located on a difficult site in a central city location and working within a limited budget the architect has created a beautifully crafted home for his clients. Interesting views are framed to the harbour, town belt and garden”.