Gantry House

Gantry House

Architect
OOF! architecture
Location
Australia | View Map
Project Year
2019
Category
Private Houses
Tatjana Plitt

Gantry House

OOF! architecture as Architects

Gantry House is the home of a builder, a dietician, their 3 sons and 2 dogs who needed to grow their sweet, but cramped, weatherboard cottage to accommodate their growing family and 21st century lives. They needed room to work - both parents work from home - and room to live with space to be together, to be by yourself and to share with family + friends.

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Their new home is a house/warehouse/workshop to enjoy doing and collecting of all sorts – pot plants, art, toys and dogs, gardening/farming, building, cooking, and op-shop treasures. This is a robust and easy going home for busy, independent people who are always making or doing something indoors and out.

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The construction of the house itself with its revealed structure, raw materials, exposed fixings and other fine construction details demonstrate the skills of the people who built it - including the family themselves - and their highly skilled tradie friends.

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