Abodo, Cardrona

Designed as a show home for Abodo, this seemingly simple hut embodies their motto: Carefully Crafted Timber.  Set in the heart of Cardrona Valley, the project demonstrates the expanding potential of the Abodo suite of products and processes in the alpine climate.

Externally, the slatted timber cladding  is designed to age and weather to the grey tones of its rocky environment, while the concrete base is imprinted with the grained texture of timber formwork.

The interior richly reflects warmth, texture and heart with a crafted carpentry of exposed timber structure, and highly grained timber paneling evocative of sarking in early period cottages in the area.

Read more:

https://www.abodo.co.nz/stories/news/abodo-cardrona-alpine-showroom-showcasing-natural-eco-timbers

https://architectureau.com/articles/assembly-architects-designs-sustainable-timber-houses-in-new-zealands-rugged-south/