The architectural design includes a smart rain water collecting system. Four corrugated steel cylinders catch the rain water coming from the roof and supply large buried water tanks beneath the paddock, with the overflow supplying a newly build lake with a small island that serves as a bird sanctuary.
The outer walls are made of rammed earth, sourced locally and constructed using century old techniques. The rest of the construction work is carried out in timber.
picture source: Seth Stein architects and unknown.