Gallery: Hilltop House Sits High on Stilts in Australian Spotted Gum Fo...

Located on an incline in the Pittwater area, the Hilltop House responds to the slope by terracing down the hillside without cutting into the ground and damaging root systems.

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  1. Holcim Awards December 29, 2010 at 3:16 pm

    This is a wonderful design. The architecture is beautiful and site serenely in the surrounding landscape. Furthermore the sustainable strategies are simple and effective: natural lighting and ventilation, Rainwater collection, minimizing the building’s footprint, local materials, etc. Fantastic! This would make an ideal submission to the Hoclim Awards for Sustainable Construction.

    For inspiring sustainable designs check out past winners of the Holcim Awards. The 2011 Holcim Awards are now open for submissions. Enter your ideas today!

  2. julia mck December 29, 2010 at 10:37 am

    I love this building, it looks like you are able to really experience the location even when in the home. Julia

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