Torquil Canning House

Fern Tree, Hobart

To live in Hobart is to live in the shadow of the wall. To its west, Hobart is defined by the escarpment of Mount Wellington, its physical dominance forming a protective shield from the fury of the Roaring Forties. The easterly aspect with its breathtaking views across the Derwent estuary to Bruny Island belies the adversity of the site, subject to extremes of weather including winter snowfalls.

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Status: 
Completed 1995
Photographer: 
Richard Eastwood