A Semi-Modular Beach House in Tasmania Floats Over a Site That Survived a Bushfire

A Semi-Modular Beach House in Tasmania Floats Over a Site That Survived a Bushfire

By Susanne Kennedy / Photos by James Silverman
After a bushfire, a partially prefabricated beach house rises on a rugged Tasmanian peninsula.

Simon and Sarah Younger had only toyed with the idea of building a new beach house beside their shack in Dunalley, Tasmania, when the property was razed by a bushfire in 2013. After the smoke cleared, the Youngers turned to architect Stuart Tanner to design a refuge that would make them feel safe and still realize their vacation house wish list. 

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