A prefab house designed by ArchiBlox on the northern beaches of Sydney sustains high winds and spray from the surf, so the firm wrapped the exterior in marine-grade Colorbond Ultra steel. Panels of Queensland blue gum, a native Australian hardwood, clad the street-side facade, which is protected from the harsh climate. Tagged: Outdoor, Back Yard, Grass, Shrubs, Wood Patio, Porch, Deck, and Small Patio, Porch, Deck.  Modern Beach Homes in Australia by Matthew Keeshin from A Dramatic Cliffside Prefab Steps from the Beach in Australia