An ‘escaped undercroft’: Camp Hill Extension by Kyle Nielsen

The back of the home is configured into a series of orderly layers that work with the slope of the site. Image: Alicia Taylor

The back of the home is configured into a series of orderly layers that work with the slope of the site. Image: Alicia Taylor

This project by Nielsen Workshop and Morgan Jenkins Architecture provides an interesting model for alterations and additions to a Queenslander home, leaving the existing proportions largely intact and creating a new way of interacting with the site. 

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HOW THE MT TAMBORINE HOUSE STANDS CLEAR - Habitus Living by Kyle Nielsen

Mt Tamborine House, designed by architect Lachlan Nielsen of Nielsen Workshop resolves a wind swept site in the Gold Coast hinterland with daring, modernist architecture. Michelle Bailey reports

The building of glass and steel appears slender and fragile atop the rugged landscape, yet it is designed to manage extreme climate conditions with passive means. A true labour of love, Mt Tamborine House was made for Lachlan’s parents, Craig and Christine for their retirement, constructed by Lachlan, alongside his father during a year long construction process ... 

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