Highway House by Room 11 Architects

Floating along the steep slopes of the southern outlet, the Highway House is a 135 sqm single level house looks like a elongated box overlooking the expansive view of the Derwent River and the City of Hobart.

Architects: Room 11 Architects
Location: Dynnyrne, Tasmania, Australia
Photographs: Jasmin Latona, Ben Hosking

This lightweight timber building is shaded by both the roof overhang and custom external battened screens that slide the full length of the Northern facade.

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The internal spaces are divided into private and public areas by a central enclosed deck with a roof void to allow sun and breezes into the depth of the plan.