Portfolio

  • View from living area

    Riverside cottage

    This modern rammed earth cottage cleverly opens up on one side to a creek, providing a tranquil yet ever-changing view for its lucky residents. Designed by Murray Cox, Architect. Situated in Northern NSW, the climate is ideal for an indoor-outdoor lifestyle.

  • External side rammed earth wall fireplace

    Mt Mee Rural Residence

    This beautiful new rammed earth home faces north on a rural property. A particularly clever touch is the north facing roofed patio, which takes in the expansive views and acts as a sun trap during the day. At night it is heated by the double-sided combustion heater that also warms the living room - inspired!  The rammed earth wall it is installed within forms the external wall of the living room.

  • Rammed earth, Aquatic Centre, Central Queensland

    Blackwater Aquatic Centre, Central Queensland

    Our rammed earth walls played a key part in the design of this large commercial project designed by LiquidBlu Architects, winning them the Australian Institute of Architects 2018  Public Architecture Award. In that award, the rammed earth walls were cited by the jury as a factor in the decision, "the bulwark-like outer layer of rammed earth walls wrap themselves around three elevations, affording refuge from the harsh environment."

  • curved rammed earth wall, Sustainable living

    Lake Macdonald Cottage

    This lovely rammed earth cottage won the Master Builders Award for Excellence in Sustainable Living, Queensland in 2018. It features our rammed earth walls throughout and a curved truss system. The result is a beautifully designed haven.

    Architect: Tropeco

    Builder: Joshua Martin

  • Noosa school hall, multi coloured rammed earth, Sunshine Coast

    Noosa Pengari School Hall

    A multi coloured rammed earth wall achieved using different coloured soils. Sunshine Coast hinterland, near Noosa, Qld.

  • Rammed earth in 3 of 4 homes

    Eumundi development

    In 2016 we built the rammed earth walls for three houses in a four house subdivision in Eumundi, in the Noosa hinterland. One of the houses, 'Avonlea' received a Commendation for residential design in the 2018 Architecture Awards.

  • Entry stairway rammed earth pavilion

    Montville Pavilion House

    Two pavilions overlook a magnificent view over Baroon Pocket Dam on the Sunshine Coast hinterland, SE Queensland. Rammed earth walls anchor the house to the ground and provide thermal mass, full height glass walls provide a stunning view from every room in the house.  Designed by Sparks Architects, this home is spectacular.  Featured in the July 2018 edition of Home Beautiful magazine.

  • Two storey rammed earth house, small eaves. Maleny.

    North Maleny Residence, Sunshine Coast, Queensland

    A 'future proofed' two storey residence in North Maleny, Sunshine Coast, this rammed earth and recycled timber home features wide corridors and accommodation for a (future) live-in carer. The sloping block allows ground level access from the rear. A lift provides disabled access to the upper floor from the entry/garage level. Designed by Rohan Jackson of Blackburne Jackson Design.  The owners are delighted with their home.  See their comments here.

  • Rammed earth staircase, two storey home

    Ribbonwood Ave, Maleny House

    We designed and built this 3 bedroom, 1 studio/office, 3 bathroom home on a sloping block in central Maleny to be easy-care and passive solar. Built of rammed earth and colorbond, with a deck of modwood and a roof of insulated sandwich panels, there is little work to maintain this house.

  • Columns of rammed earth, Gympie

    Kybong Residence, Gympie Qld

    Situated on top of a hill just south of Gympie, Qld, this home features many arched doorways and columns in addition to external and internal rammed earth walls.

  • Rammed earth feature wall in lobby

    Halcyon Glades Over 50s Village

    We were asked to create dramatic feature walls for the new Recreation Centre in the Halcyon Glades Over 50’s Community.  These walls are largely composed of sandstone based materials, with some oxides included in areas.

    Halcyon Glades have said that the monolithic rammed earth wall that extends the length of Halcyon Glades Recreation Club provides "a definitive architectural statement that compliments the pitched roof and expressed timber columns".  You can read more of their story on their web page, here.

  • Gorgeous rammed earth bathroom

    Pine Mountain Residence

    We were asked to create colourful feature walls for this family home in SE Queensland. Mission accomplished!