Friday, July 1, 2011
House Renovation | Hunters Hill | Australia | Stanic Harding Architecture + Interiors
The challenge was to create a light and airy home on this steep south facing site while maintaining connections to the garden, water and city views.
A series of three distinct pavilions were formed linked by two open courtyards allowing the house to gradually step down the site. The courtyards let sunlight enter the house via the extensive glazing on the northern facades. The transparency and deep modulation of these facades offers protection from summer sunlight while permitting winter light to reach deeply into the house. The courtyards provide access to level gardens and external living spaces so important on such a sloping site..........more