Koeschi - Curved Woodland HouseEdit profile
The building touches lightly on the site on small pad foundations and cantilevers over a small stream to the north. Approached over a home made Glulam bridge it occupies and elevated position which opens to a level grass clearing to the south. The building is constructed using large posts and beams most of which are glulam with the northern exposed posts consisting of 200mm square local Douglas fir. This radial frame is knitted together with home engineered joists in the floor, roof and walls providing up to 500mm or organic insulation providing outstanding decrement delay. Clad in site grown macrocarpa and roofed in soil and local plant life, build costs and embodied energy were reduced. Open plan living spaces and a solar buffer to the south ensure low running costs and flexible living.