Horse Shoe House

City Houses

Set in an established suburb on the outskirts of Hobart, the site takes in expansive views and overlooks both Blackmans Bay Beach to the North and the River Derwent to the East.  The arrangement of the project enables controlled cross views between different parts of the house offered by the location and shape of the window apertures. Physical separation is afforded between the family, study and play spaces, whilst visual surveillance/integration is maintained between them, creating an inclusive living environment. Internally, a light material palette contrasts the dark exterior. Rooms are washed in white with selected joinery finished in timber veneer.

Photography by Derek Swalwell