Located on a secluded bush block of marri, jarrah and banksia the client’s brief for this house was to provide views of the sunrise and enable them to see down to the native vegetation below.
About Archterra Architects
Archterra is a small architectural practice located in Margaret River, Western Australia. The office is led by Paul O'Reilly and supported by a varying group of documentation technicians, engineers and consultants as well as pepper the office dog. We aim to deliver honest, inspiring and environmentally sustainable homes and other small to medium sized projects to clients that have a respect for the natural environment and a desire to create something individual and special.
Paul graduated from Curtin University in 1995 and has worked in both small and large architectural firms in Perth, Broome, Darwin and Margaret River during his 20 year career.
LOCATION: Margaret River, Western Australia
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Paddock house sits exposed cross-slope, in a field of rye grass amongst grazing cattle and kangaroos with distant valley views to the north. The house connects to these views via a series of framed apertures in the volume of the house.
Dawesville House is a weatherboard cottage redesigned by Archterra Studio in Dawesville, Western Australia. Description by Archterra: Located in a small coastal holiday town south of Perth, this alterations and additions project aims to upgrade an existing 70s weatherboard cottage to allow the owners, long time wheatbelt residents to make a permanent sea-change. A sloping […]
This modern Australian farm house was designed by Archterra Architects in Margaret River, Western Australia. Description by Archterra: This house sits along a ridge between sections of remnant jarrah bushland on a working cattle farm. The project aims to satisfy the owners requirements of a house with pitched roof and traditional farm house verandah wrapped […]
Archterra is a small architectural practice located in Margaret River, Western Australia. Designed by Archterra Architects, Bush House is a single family house with an area of 168 square meters, surrounded by nature and flooded with light. Located in an existing clearing within a section of remnant marri/ jarrah bushland this owner-built bush pavilion seeks to distill into […]