Gallery: Shearer’s Quarters Country Home Wins Australia’s House of the ...

The modern adaptation and redevelopment of a shearing shed and farm house in Tasmania won Australian House of the Year for 2012, notably marking the shift of architectural appreciation in Australia to small and simple buildings. The Shearer’s Quarters, by
 
The modern adaptation and redevelopment of a shearing shed and farm house in Tasmania won Australian House of the Year for 2012, notably marking the shift of architectural appreciation in Australia to small and simple buildings. The Shearer’s Quarters, by Melbourne-based firm John Wardle Architects, took home multiple awards from this year’s Houses Awards, which celebrates Australia’s best residential projects. This 130 square-meter home serves as a prime example of the ever-escalating movement for small-footprint, environmentally responsible dwellings.

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