On the New Zealand, at Salamanca City has best house design property By Parsonson Architects. The design was tight and relatively steep, the combined properties could not exceed the 50% inner residential site coverage and the new house was required to fit within all sunlight recession planes.
Space for the bedrooms and garaging was excavated below, forming a base to the lighter living spaces above. The most interesting part is roof. Its clad in zinc and is cut and folded cleanly to focus views out to the harbor and diagonally to the trees, while at the same time providing a sense of enclosure and privacy.