Designed to align with the undulating terrain, the structure seamlessly melds with the topography, creating a subtle interplay between the upper and lower levels. This vertical separation is amplified by the shift in flooring material.
Nestled in the picturesque Southern Highlands of NSW on Tharawal Country, Valley House is perched atop a hill, overlooking a vista of the valley below. Its deliberate orientation towards the northeast frames curated views, connecting the inhabitants to the surrounding natural landscape.
- Traditional Custodians Wodi-Wodi people of the Tharawal Nation
- Location Kangaroo Valley, NSW
- Floor Area 260m2
- Sustainability BASIX & NatHERS
Lightweight timber flooring floats above the natural ground, while the burnished concrete anchors the dwelling within its environment.
Paying homage to the local vernacular of agricultural sheds, the exterior material palette and roof form solidifies the identity of the Valley House as a pure and simple farmhouse.