A Compact Prefab Vacation Home

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November 18, 2013
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  A compact prefab vacation home in the seaside community of Onemana Beach is clad in plywood and vertical timber battens finished in Resene’s Lumbersider paint in Foam.  Photo by: Simon DevittCourtesy of: Simon Devitt
    A compact prefab vacation home in the seaside community of Onemana Beach is clad in plywood and vertical timber battens finished in Resene’s Lumbersider paint in Foam.

    Photo by: Simon Devitt

    Courtesy of: Simon Devitt

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  The topography proved challenging so the designers elevated the house on piers.  Photo by: Simon DevittCourtesy of: Simon Devitt
    The topography proved challenging so the designers elevated the house on piers.

    Photo by: Simon Devitt

    Courtesy of: Simon Devitt

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  Sliding glass doors made from Viridian’s ComfortPlus glass and yellow cedar wood lead to decks flanking the kitchen and dining room.  Photo by: Simon DevittCourtesy of: Simon Devitt
    Sliding glass doors made from Viridian’s ComfortPlus glass and yellow cedar wood lead to decks flanking the kitchen and dining room.

    Photo by: Simon Devitt

    Courtesy of: Simon Devitt

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  A dishwasher by Miele, refrigerator by Mitsubishi, and Baumatic cooktop are nestled into the custom kitchen, which features laminate-covered cabinets and a stainless steel countertop.  Photo by: Simon DevittCourtesy of: Simon Devitt
    A dishwasher by Miele, refrigerator by Mitsubishi, and Baumatic cooktop are nestled into the custom kitchen, which features laminate-covered cabinets and a stainless steel countertop.

    Photo by: Simon Devitt

    Courtesy of: Simon Devitt

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  Designer Tim Webber created the dining table and stools.  Photo by: Simon DevittCourtesy of: Simon Devitt
    Designer Tim Webber created the dining table and stools.

    Photo by: Simon Devitt

    Courtesy of: Simon Devitt

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  Eucalyptus is used for the kitchen floor and ceiling slats.  Photo by: Simon DevittCourtesy of: Simon Devitt
    Eucalyptus is used for the kitchen floor and ceiling slats.

    Photo by: Simon Devitt

    Courtesy of: Simon Devitt

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  Architect Dave Strachan and the Unitec students designed and built the living room sofa and bunk beds. The carpet squares are by Interface.  Photo by: Simon DevittCourtesy of: Simon Devitt
    Architect Dave Strachan and the Unitec students designed and built the living room sofa and bunk beds. The carpet squares are by Interface.

    Photo by: Simon Devitt

    Courtesy of: Simon Devitt

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