Sustainable rural development seeks to utilise low impact design techniques to create minimal yet highly crafted spaces. Using a small palette of locally sourced materials which settle naturally into the surrounding landscape, there is a deep focus on connection with the environment and engendering a sense of companionship but also privacy. Of the principles that constitute sustainable regional development, using an efficient footprint to design and build a space that commemorates and gives back to the landscape for the long-term sits at the focal point.