Waterfall Valley Hut

An alpine wilderness hut for 40 overland track walkers, that responds to the mountain landscape and a nearby heritage hut.
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  • New bushwalkers’ hut at Waterfall Valley, Overland Track
  • Cradle Mountain – Lake St Clair National Park, Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area
  • Completed 2020
  • Minimal footprint, low embodied energy materials (lightweight timber construction)
  • BAL 29/40
  • Climate zone 8
  • Hyper insulated, (roof R8, walls R6, floors R6, triple glazed windows)
  • Technologies to eliminate condensation
  • Off grid; 6kW PV
  • Partial prefabrication & construction by helicopter
  • Finalist Australian Sustainability Awards 2021

Construction by AJR Construct

Photography  by Phil Cook, Ben Wells & Green Design

Interpretation/Artwork by Fiona Rice

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