24 Sep 20
A podcast and building in a tent
We recently participated in an webinar hosted by Teulo. Participants included architects, designers and builders from around the globe. It was a privilege to speak to such a large and varied audience about building here in Central Otago.
During the webinar we listened to a podcast that Bryce Dunlop and Daniel Gudsell, owner of Abodo eco-timber, had recorded prior. You can listen to the podcast anytime on the Teulo online platform.
Wanaka builder Bryce Dunlop discusses construction in an alpine environment, along with the challenges it poses on materials.
Bryce explains the issues he faced building Abodo’s Cardrona Cabin – set in New Zealand’s Central Otago alpine region. Bryce also touches on a rammed earth project he has completed, along with the challenges around reducing construction waste on building sites.
Under construction - under a tent.
As you will hear in the podcast, the cabin was built from the inside out. To keep the exposed timber interior dry construction took place under a tent. Which looked exactly like this: