This dwelling, designed by architect Paddy Dorney for his family, is perched on the hill overlooking the city of Launceston. The unique roof form works with the slope of the steep site, and exposed bracing deals with the wind that can sometimes be encountered on the hill.

Address: 16 Denison Gve, West Launceston

Open: Saturday 8 September, times released August 8

Highlights: Sweeping rooves and views.

Building specs: Type: House. Architect: Paddy Dorney