Doonan House, Sunshine Coast, Qld
This award winning house in Doonan is a combination of rammed earth on the ground floor with fibre cement sheeting and colorbond on the second floor. Built around the pool, the house provides the perfect conditions for easy indoor-outdoor living in this subtropical climate. The ground floor has a polished slab as the floor covering. See the owners’ comments here.
The house was awarded the Master Builders Award for Excellence in Design for the QLD Climate, and John Oliver of Rammed Earth Constructions received a surprise award from the “Noosa Glossies”, as Outstanding Practitioner, “In Recognition of His Dedication to and Professionalism in Sustainable Building Practices”.