The house is composed as four ribbons of single pitched roofs, meeting in different configurations. This creates a subtle series gables and butterfly roof forms within one continuous shape. There is a diversity of character created by this simple but exactingly executed strategy.
The rooflines are at a gentle rake that is familiarly rural. The dark skin outer skin of the building is supported on an expressed white timber frame. The house is arranged around a courtyard enjoying the Northern sun and views to the South through the main living space.