Located on the Palm Beach peninsula ridge, the site claims commanding views to the east with selective views to the west, however, it also is very exposed to the winds.
The primary living and sleeping pavilion directs views as well as shelters the inner courtyard from the winds. The secondary library pavilion, nestled into the elevated existing front garden, also opens to the courtyard.
The existing curved stone wall directs one to the entry space between the pavilions. The entry is designed with doors which disappear – thereby linking the front and inner courtyards, effectively by a breezeway.
Location: Whale / Palm beach, NSW
Design Architects: Shahe Simonian, Michel MacCormick