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Lowburn Valley

New House

From the air, this new house resembles a tiny hill-side town. The owners wanted a layout to provide flexible use.

The northern wing houses the entrance gallery and living, cooking and dining spaces with a country-scaled larder and is constructed in highly insulated aerated concrete block. This wing hinges about a courtyard patio which provides the dialogue with the other side of the courtyard, hinged in the opposite direction. This wing includes service areas, a den/office and further bedrooms to accommodate visitors, friends and family in large and small groups. The upper wing is clad as a red-shed, like the barn/workshop around the corner.

The lofty gallery entrance door leads into light-filled spaces, with contrasting with between the plastered concrete. Modulated windows in the glazed linkway and other spaces frame the spectacular views of the Central Otago hills.

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Lowburn, Otago