Wahroonga House by Darren Campbell Architect

Wahroonga House by Darren Campbell Architect

Location: Wahroonga, Sydney, Australia
Year: 2010
Photo courtesy: Darren Campbell Architect
Description:

Located in the leafy northern Sydney suburb of Wahroonga the house presents as a single storey to the street and is accessed via a walkway bridge through a stand of native gum trees. The site falls away from the street and visitor enter on the first floor level of the front of pavilion. They are met with a two storey light-filled living space and views to a private landscaped courtyard below.

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A large and meandering swimming pool is the focus of the central courtyard. Two two-storey pavilions linked along the west side with an enclosed gallery at ground level. Both pavilions have large internal void spaces that allow high level views over the courtyard.

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An axis is created through the centre of the rear pavilion from the courtyard, through the living space and across a pond towards the south.

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Large timber portals frame the two living spaces that address the courtyard.

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The front pavilion includes the entry, master suite, kitchen, formal dining and living spaces and the rear pavilion includes secondary bedrooms, living and service facilities.

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