Like a permanent encampment, Stutchbury + Pape's Bangalay residence in the former Buderoo National Park near Sydney Australia treats itself as an insertion into a complex and natural environment.
While the north entrance is shaded, the west and south offer wide-sweeping views of the eucalyptus canopy. This home in the wilderness in Kangaroo Valley splits into rooms from a central corridor with many exterior devices to point natural light inwards. The natural materials fit, and the interiors even become comfortable and clean.
It won the 2006 State RAIA Blacket Award for Regional Architecture.
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