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The Hill Plain House


The rectilinear planform of the building is based on agricultural construction and considers the integration of object and landscape. This idea is drawn initially from Victorian-era farm structures of the region where buildings were developed largely on pragmatic terms.

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The building structure is typical of portal frame construction, incorporating 5no. 4m modules. The rectilinear plan at the main level is punctured by a service core, forming an axial nature within the plan. This core incorporates a wet entry at the south side. Inside, it contains building services including: bathroom, kitchen, wc, laundry, hws, and wood-fired boiler. The main living room, centrally located on the plan incorporates large sliders to the north and south, providing a protected outdoor alternative in most wind conditions. Large oversized blackbutt cladding of the building’s gable ends incorporate framed views of the exterior and organizes the building program with central living/services core and sleeping zones cradled in timber at each end. via

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