High Country House by Luigi Rosselli Architects in Armidale, Australia
project: high united states HouseArchitects: area: Armidale, NSW, AustraliaPhotographs by means of: Edward Birch
have designed the high u . s . residence inside the faraway city of Armidale in New South Wales, Australia. The design of this contemporary residence cherishes a numerous issue of country residing. It takes into attention the busy life-style of its inhabitants and it combines it with the rural way of life. The citizens of the high united states of america residence revel in an intimate connection with the geographical region that surrounds them thru a chain of ground-to-ceiling windows.
This hill top residence is a concrete expression of Armidale ’s precise assembly of rural lifestyles and way of life, “agri-culture”, a metropolis with a college and plenty of other cultural establishments.
The clients seamlessly combine their flourishing agribusiness with their white collar occupations. gents farming. Their cutting-edge “homestead” is placed at the height of the property overseeing the health of the livestock within the valley below.
The a thousand metres of altitude are felt outdoor with bloodless wintry weather fog protecting the valley, whilst within the house is a refuge superior through strongly incorporated passive sun layout ideas. The sheds and barns are positioned remotely.
retaining nature intact, the grassy slopes of the hill keep all the way up underneath the concrete platform. The slab and the corrugated steel skirt underneath, are a protection towards grass fires and cover large water tanks. The concrete and the tanks provide sufficient thermal mass to balance the temperature extremes that high us of a encounters. The Interiors are an urbane and cultured refuge to a set of art and indigenous artefacts collected in Africa and Asia. there may be no place for whips, saddles and u . s . a . fashion clichés.