Gallery: Cylindrical Henley House is a Light-Drenched Planetarium Style...

 
When they commissioned this beautiful light-drenched home in Australia, the owners jokingly requested a planetarium. They didn't get one, but their jesting did inspire Jackson Clements Burrows to take the circular form seriously. Built on the grounds of a 1950s building that was too damaged to repair, it is wrapped in a vertical skin that shields the Henley house from the sun. And the eye-catching home also has a skylight that allows for generous daylighting.

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