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Southern Highlands House / Benn & Penna Architects

Southern Highlands House / Benn & Penna Architects

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“A tiny house, like a tiny temple, can be a perfect work of art” - Marion Mahony Griffin

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© Tom Ferguson

The design is for a new home-office pavilion alongside two existing pavilions on a remote rural property three hours drive south of Sydney. 

© Tom Ferguson
© Tom Ferguson

The new building is part of a set of three free standing pavilions that each contain the functions of sleeping, living and working a configuration reflecting a harmonious life-cycle balance that is interwoven into its natural environment.

© Tom Ferguson
© Tom Ferguson

The pavilions are loosely arranged alongside one another at the base of a natural amphitheatre formed by the tower sandstone cliffs of the Barragorang Valley. 

© Tom Ferguson
© Tom Ferguson

On approach the pavilions appear like a small farming community, clad entirely in non-combustible metal sheeting and carefully resolved to protect against its unsuspectingly deadly environment.

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Cite: "Southern Highlands House / Benn & Penna Architects" 15 Feb 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/477019/southern-highlands-house-benn-and-penna-architects> ISSN 0719-8884

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