A simple palette of concrete, brick and steel has helped deliver a unique holiday home on an ‘unbuildable’ site at Pretty Beach, on the NSW Central Coast.

"We made the decision very early to go down the path of totally non-combustible materials, including the roof." - Andrew Nimmo - lahznimmo Architects

The Challenge

It took architects Andrew Nimmo and Annabel Lahz seven years to overcome a raft of challenges in designing and building their bush retreat - not the least being a steeply sloping site in a bushfire-prone environment that also happens to be an Endangered Ecological Community.


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