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Vaucluse House / MPR Design Group

  • 01:00 - 2 April, 2012
Vaucluse House / MPR Design Group
Vaucluse House / MPR Design Group, © Brett Boardman
© Brett Boardman

© Brett Boardman © Brett Boardman © Brett Boardman © Brett Boardman +23

  • Architects

  • Location

    Vaucluse, France
  • Design Team

    Kevin Ng, Julia Teperson, Luke Buttenshaw and Brian Meyerson
  • Area

    0.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

  

© Brett Boardman
© Brett Boardman

The concept for this house was to reflect the topography and landform of the Sydney Habour basin. The house is expressed as a series of horizontal layers – the sandstone clad base echoes the stone cliffs that hug the inlets of Sydney Harbour.

© Brett Boardman
© Brett Boardman

The upper stories of planar white rendered forms respond to the strong northern light found in the southern hemisphere. Between the cantilevered white planes, full height low-E glazing captures the dramatic harbour views whilst maintaining a thermally efficient internal environment.

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There was a conscious decision to contrast precise man made materials such as steel and glass with natural materials such as the locally hewn sandstone.

© Brett Boardman
© Brett Boardman

Located in a small scale suburban street, the four storey residence incorporates its primary living areas on the top floor taking advantage of 180 degree views of the city and harbour. With exposure to the north and west and the ability to open up completely to the outside, the house has effective cross ventilation negating the use of air conditioning.

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PJ · April 02, 2012

Some confusion here. Vaucluse is in France of course, and this house is in Sydney Australia....so, who's the architect, in reality?

os · April 03, 2012 12:57 PM

Its in Vaucluse (the suburb), Sydney, Australia. The views of sydney harbour in the background are a bit of a giveaway ... who is checking these things before posting? Not the first time i've seen a project placed completely in the wrong country

rod · April 03, 2012 12:28 AM

Vaucluse is a Sydney suburb. the google map is also incorrect showing Vaucluse France??

John · April 02, 2012

Awesome designs! In the future I would like to live here. Amazing pictures. I really surprised.

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