A Shipping Container Home in Rural Australia Delivers Views at Every Turn

Task Specifics:

Area: Colo River, NSW, Australia

Architect: Benn + Penna / @benandpenna_architecture

Builder: Underhill Constructions, Mountain Gum Constructions, and Craig Miller

Photographer: Tom Ferguson / @tfadtomferguson

From the Architect: Colo Crossings is a new dwelling for retreat, found 100 kilometers northwest of Sydney’s CBD, and sitting down atop a steeply sloping hill to the river. The project is conceived as a 3-dimensional weave of landscape and setting up, making it possible for motion all over in both equally the system and segment. A plunge pool sits at the coronary heart of the creating and is the central void to which the method and circulation are anchored. The house is produced of transport container models, with three bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open up approach kitchen, living, dining space. The spaces are arranged to enable for a looping circulation pattern, letting occupants to move cyclically by way of the dwelling appropriately to the switching time of the working day and weather problems. From the entry promenade, the household is a periphery for viewing the landscape. A person can see ideal by means of the residence at its middle like a telescope, foregrounding the immediacy of the landscape’s presence.”