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James Stockwell Architect / The Croft House: a rural house with a modern design

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James Stockwell Architect / The Croft House: a rural house with a modern design it has been modified: 2013-12-10 di jessica zannori

designed by James Stockwell Architects, The Croft House è a rural house with a modern design built on the south coast of Victoria, Australia, where prevailing winds and rain. This futuristic house can appear in heavy contrast with the surroundings, but the design is inspired by the context, also offering protection from its cruel climate fact the curve shape of the outer wall is not entirely arbitrary, but serves as a barrier against the wind.

The outer walls of the structure, Coated in zinc gray, also refer to the popular local use of corrugated metal as a coating, which adds a favorable element for maintenance.

The gray exterior hides the warm interior wood, Covered with ash panels with sand compressed partitions that help to dissect the huge open space. A large wood burning stove is located in the center and heats the whole house with the help of the extreme isolation of both walls and floor heating.

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