Kimberley Station Research Accommodation – Kimberly, WA

Project Brief

Kimberley Station – Ecoshelta: Four pod and ensuite extension accommodation building for a large remote station in Kimberly, Western Australia. This accommodation was designed for scientists accommodation to monitor the carbon storage in a reforestation project. A single 40’ sea container included the pods and all the fitout elements and hauled up the 540km driveway. Remote area power supply system, site sewerage processing system, and rainwater harvesting were used. A termite protection system was included in the underfloor structure and lining and a stainless steel screening system for all openings (no glazing) was incorporated. The decking system used recycled replacement PET timber, a bamboo floor panel system, a cyclone-rated frame and a footing system.