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Inhabitat: What risks and challenges were involved in building on this location? Building on a rock face was always going to be difficult.  Couple that with the remoteness of the site and the challenge became immense.  The main risks revolved the a
 
Inhabitat: What risks and challenges were involved in building on this location? Building on a rock face was always going to be difficult.  Couple that with the remoteness of the site and the challenge became immense.  The main risks revolved around the stability of the rock itself and being able to create a foothold platform from which all future construction was made possible.  The remoteness played its part by limiting the size of any component that could be brought to site.  Although it has been carefully concealed, the main bedroom wing is a very large vierendeel truss that had to be delivered in individual parts and erected by hand and chain-winch.

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  1. davidmadden December 16, 2011 at 6:51 pm

    whats the architectures contact this house is just awesome

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