Located in Australia, Merricks Residence, meets the weather conditions was designed by SJB. The design of the home is contemporary, with clean lines and generous, expansive windows. The rooms and spaces are generously sized and well proportioned. The design approach was to create a controlled, quiet and understated architectural composition and a home with an elegant and stylish ambiance. The planning of the spaces and rooms suits a comfortable, informal and easy lifestyle. The material selection for the rammed earth walls reflects the local earth palette and has a practical consideration in terms of its durability and maintenance. The setting of the new home upholds environmentally sensitive design strategies and responds to the climatic influences of sun, wind and weather patterns.