ArchDaily | Broadcasting Architecture Worldwidethe world's most visited architecture website
i

Sign up now and start saving and organizing your favorite architecture projects and photos

i

Find the most inspiring products for your projects in our Product Catalog.

i

Get the ArchDaily Chrome Extension and be inspired with every new tab. Install here »

All
Projects
Products
Events
Competitions
  1. ArchDaily
  2. Projects
  3. Houses
  4. Australia
  5. Jolson Architecture Interiors
  6. Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors

Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors

  • 01:00 - 6 November, 2010
Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors
Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors, © Scott Newett
© Scott Newett

© Scott Newett © Scott Newett © Scott Newett © Scott Newett +10

  • Architects

  • Location

    Victoria, Australia
  • Architects

    Jolson Architecture Interiors / Stephen Jolson, Adam Muggleton, Bianca Winter
  • Structural Engineer

    Burns Hamilton & Partners Pty Ltd
  • Landscape Consultant

    Matoba Landscape Consultants Pty Ltd
  • Builder

    Crest Building Co.
  • Area

    465.0 sqm
  • Photographs

From the architect. Earth House is a 465 sqm 4 bedroom residence. With integrated landscaped garden on a 97-acre property in coastal Victoria, this holistic architectural project blurs the line between architecture, interior, landscape and furniture design. Careful consideration is made to site and context to ensure the house contributes to the rural characteristics of the area from all exterior and interior vantage points. Sightlines from adjoining properties and roads were an influencing component to the master planning.

© Scott Newett
© Scott Newett

Constructed primarily in rammed earth using local Dromana crushed rock, this split- level house seemingly rises from the landscape and cranks to capture the sweeping rural and coastal panoramic views. Individual modules containing each living zone; lounge & dining, bedrooms & bathrooms, study & kitchen, are interconnected via a feature corridor; ‘a disappearing street’ which facilitates the transition between modules, a subtle play between lightness, darkness, and dramatic framed views.

© Scott Newett
© Scott Newett

The western elevation consists of solid rammed earth walls without penetrations, designed as thermal banks capturing the afternoon sun. The eastern elevation is glazed to siphon dominant views inside. Designed around a large enclosed courtyard that provides protection from the strong winds, this outdoor room allows northern sunlight to filter into the main living areas. Separated from the main house by the courtyard is a self-contained sleeping and living zone, connected to the main house by a glazed link that can slide open to integrate the wet-edge pool and associated deck. The deck area and swimming pool becomes the pool fence, by elevating this level as a viewing platform.

© Scott Newett
© Scott Newett
Cite: "Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors" 06 Nov 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/86693/earth-house-jolson-architecture-interiors/>
Read comments

36 Comments

Darren Graves · December 09, 2011

@CurbedLA a glass box cantilevered over Hollywood Lake Reservoir is so passe. bring the #architecture down to earth http://t.co/paeM5Bmc

Centor4 · November 20, 2011

Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors | ArchDaily http://t.co/E08kERMd via @archdaily

Centor4 · November 20, 2011

Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors http://t.co/kSG8OPSQ

Elizabeth Fielder · November 11, 2011

Wonderful: Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors | ArchDaily http://t.co/lzAQiclX via @archdaily

Marta Krivosikova · January 26, 2011

Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors #architecture http://t.co/wKK6fb3 @archdaily

Barby Omodei · January 25, 2011

#architecture Earth House http://bit.ly/gVrPq5 via @ArchDaily

Alex Gore · November 19, 2010

Nicely done. Beautiful.

Tiago · November 11, 2010

#Arquitetura - Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors http://ow.ly/370jz #architecture

Daniela Marmol · November 10, 2010

Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors | ArchDaily http://t.co/mQPEvCc via @archdaily

Ecohabitar · November 08, 2010

Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors | ArchDaily http://t.co/GvCNqw8

Gill+Dudwadkar Arch. · November 08, 2010

Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors | ArchDaily http://t.co/iiJvU4c via @archdaily

White · November 08, 2010

Beautiful materials here and the integrity of the house and landscape is nice and somehow unique (the baroque-like park and disappearing corridor are cool)

Red Wolf · November 07, 2010

Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors http://goo.gl/3kJqQ #architecture

Ricky · November 07, 2010

Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors | ArchDaily http://bit.ly/brBbkp

Yojhanny Arce Vindas · November 07, 2010
Yojhanny Arce Vindas · November 07, 2010
Judith Wald, Psy.D. · November 07, 2010

RT @nicholaspatten: Earth House. http://bit.ly/cfqIlE

Nicholas Patten · November 07, 2010

Earth House. http://bit.ly/cfqIlE

Panos Voulgaris · November 07, 2010

Earth House (http://bit.ly/b9UsLu) somehow brought the Crescent House back to mind (http://bit.ly/d4DH4s) /via @ArchDaily #architecture

VDLZT · November 07, 2010

Great work. Nice sky view.

Scott @ Cube Studio · November 07, 2010

Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors | ArchDaily: Architects: Jolson Architecture Int... http://bit.ly/cy2k5o www.cubestudio.info

André Amaral · November 07, 2010

RT @bluevertical: Earth House by Jolson Architecture Interiors http://is.gd/gMMYm #architecture #interiordesign #modern #landscapearchit ...

rainsea · November 07, 2010

RT @ArchDaily: Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors http://archdai.ly/cSM00T #architecture

JChris d'urbanbike · November 07, 2010

RT @ArchDaily: Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors http://archdai.ly/cSM00T Bien déjanté et ultra graphique, bel objet !

bluevertical · November 07, 2010

Earth House by Jolson Architecture Interiors http://is.gd/gMMYm #architecture #interiordesign #modern #landscapearchitecture

Architecture+Molding · November 07, 2010

Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors: Architects: Jolson Architecture Interiors / Stephen Jolson, Adam Mu... http://bit.ly/9XixMu

spectives#design · November 07, 2010

Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors: Architects: Jolson Architecture Interiors / Stephen Jolson, Adam Mu... http://bit.ly/cy2k5o

Erik Joya · November 07, 2010

Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors: © Scott Newett & Earl Carter Architects: Jolson… http://goo.gl/fb/Z67Sw

spectives#design · November 07, 2010

Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors: Architects: Jolson Architecture Interiors / Stephen Jolson, Adam Mu... http://bit.ly/cV3Zm4

Barry Maguire · November 07, 2010

Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors via ArchDaily - © Scott Newett & Earl Carter Architects: ... http://tinyurl.com/34fndbg

LAtweetifier · November 07, 2010

RT @ArchDaily: Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors http://archdai.ly/cSM00T #archi #twitter #job #LAX http://3taps.com/w/UBRC8P

kim derby · November 07, 2010

RT @ArchDaily: Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors http://archdai.ly/cSM00T #architecture

DEZIGN · November 07, 2010

Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors: © Scott Newett & Earl CarterArchitects: Jolson Architecture Interio... http://bit.ly/bwWkaH

Bocetos Digitales · November 07, 2010

Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors: © Scott Newett & Earl CarterArchitects: Jolson Architecture Interio... http://bit.ly/9XixMu

maher shamma · November 07, 2010

RT @ArchDaily: Earth House / Jolson Architecture Interiors http://archdai.ly/cSM00T #architecture

Dennis · November 07, 2010

very cool, but not enough photos...

···

Comments are closed

Read comments