Garden Rake

Top image - Lower floor plan
Bottom image - Upper floor plan

Garden Rake is an infill dwelling settled into a relatively steep hillside overlooking Wellington's Island Bay. It is made up of two distinct forms - the lower floor bedroom container that is articulated by timber ship lap cladding contrasted with vertical posts that extend up to form the perimeter for an upper floor roof deck, and the upper level which is a metal clad raking block that accommodates a generous open living volume connecting to the roof deck. The upper and lower levels are offset to better merge with the hillside and create a variety of outdoor spaces which look towards the Island Bay coast line.


Island Bay, Wellington, NZ