passive solar architectural design
With an artisenal feel the Vallarta residence offers plenty of surprises and quirky details

Vallarta residence

Pease & Benson

Victoria, NSW & SA, Australia

ph: (08) 8091 5960
mobile: 0431 876 974


A design based around an imaginary discussion between an ant and a snail about their living spaces. The ant contributed with the spacial concept and the snail with the aspects of shelter. They were delighted about the potential. This inspiration resulted in a dicotomy of surprising continuous open spaces organised in an "H" shaped plan and a colonial hacienda style,
Each room has a unique roof form and lighting, reflecting the activity, wether reading, cooking, dreaming........