01 Jun '15, 10am

Solar-powered Valley House blends industrial chic with rural Tasmanian elements:

The Valley House’s striated metal cladding, cement sheet, and plantation timber frame are nods to the traditional rural aesthetic, however Dingemanse’s application of those materials give the home a distinctly contemporary vibe. The Tasmanian timber used in the outdoor patio provides a striking contrast with the metal facade and a visual transition from the exterior to the interior. Select timbers were locally sourced and milled, including the Tasmanian celery top pine and blackwood timber.

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