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Cylindrical Henley House is a Light-Drenched Planetarium Style Abode

Posted By Tafline Laylin On May 17, 2011 @ 10:00 am In Architecture | No Comments

daylighting, energy efficiency, john gollings, barwon heads, fishing village, vertical skin, green building, green design, sustainable design, eco design, skylight, australia, jackson clements burrows, [1]

The cedar skin not only creates a certain fluidity that connects the home with the surrounding landscape, but it also allows the building to breathe without allowing in too much heat. And a circular skylight [2] on the first floor permits natural lighting that in turn obviates the need for daytime electricity use. Although not over the top in terms of its design, this energy efficient home [3] exudes a soothing ambience.

+ Jackson Clements Burrows [4]

Via Contemporist [5]

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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/cylindrical-henley-house-is-a-light-drenched-planetarium-style-abode/henley-street-residence-australia-10/

[2] circular skylight: http://inhabitat.com/housing-for-musicians-has-parasitic-rooms-and-skylight-pyramids/

[3] energy efficient home: http://inhabitat.com/sino-italian-ecological-and-energy-efficient-building-sieeb/

[4] + Jackson Clements Burrows: http://www.jcba.com.au/#/projects/114/?showInfo=1&photo=9

[5] Contemporist: http://www.contemporist.com/2011/05/06/henley-street-residence-by-jackson-clements-burrows/

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