"projects like James Stockwell’s house which is low on budget but high on ambition.”
at Grand Designs Live Melbourne
"The shape of the house takes its inspiration from a christmas beetle: its domed form allowing it to withstand immense winds."
James Stockwell Snowy Mountains House
"When I walk into the house, I think, “Ah! It is really beautiful, really aesthetically beautiful.” And everyone thinks that. The house can be manipulated to make it do what you want, like living on a boat. It is an active thing, living in the house"
In its elements
"So for architect James Stockwell to create something that is pretty well flameproof yet with panoramic views across the Snowy River and looks good as well is a rare and splendid thing."
Risk Within Reason
"Elegant moveable panels within the wide verandahs open like aerofoils to allow in winter sunshine."
Financial Review's Luxury Magazine
"The brief was based around money. They wanted to get an idea of what an architect could do, even though their budget was limited."
A river runs by it
Sydney Morning Herald