A house designed for life in a tropical rainforest

Cape Tribulation House by m3architecture

Photography by Peter Bennetts

 

m3architecture have designed this Cape Tribulation home, located within the Daintree Rainforest, in Queensland, Australia.

 

Cape Tribulation House by m3architecture

Photography by Peter Bennetts

 

Due to the sensitive nature of the surrounding eco-system, the home was built in a naturally occurring clearing, which meant that no mature trees were removed from the site.

Cape Tribulation House by m3architecture

Photography by Peter Bennetts

 

The exterior of the home is camouflaged with black plastic cladding and mirrored glass, allowing it to recede into the shadow of the rainforest canopy.

Cape Tribulation House by m3architecture

Photography by Peter Bennetts

 

The interior has been kept light with the space clad with plywood, that opens out to the rainforest surrounds, and engages the canopy through tall south-facing windows.

Cape Tribulation House by m3architecture

Photography by Peter Bennetts

 

The house is naturally ventilated, assisted by ceiling fans, and all appliances and fixtures are energy efficient.

Cape Tribulation House by m3architecture

Photography by Peter Bennetts

 

Built-in seating makes full use of the interior space.

Cape Tribulation House by m3architecture

Photography by Peter Bennetts

 

A white rope that winds through the property, shows people the way to the various sections of the property.

Cape Tribulation House by m3architecture

Photography by Peter Bennetts

 

The bathroom has a full view of the rainforest.

Cape Tribulation House by m3architecture

Photography by Peter Bennetts

 

Various bedrooms accommodate multiple sleeping arrangements.

Cape Tribulation House by m3architecture

Photography by Peter Bennetts

Cape Tribulation House by m3architecture

Photography by Peter Bennetts

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