The use of angles was a design response to difficult site conditions and the clients undefined interest in the aesthetic of small lot Japanese urban housing form.
What followed, in a conservative Australian suburb, was the creation of a very unique dwelling.
Meticulously constructed from a diverse range of reclaimed materials, this eclectic, highly liveable home demonstrates a love of design.
There is a holistic approach to sustainability, a consideration and emphasis placed on how old and somewhat generic materials can be transformed into new life.
Kamburu is a Ngunnawal term for "tree shadows" or "under the shadows of trees."
The relationship between architecture and landscape is of primary importance. The project is an example of the sustainability that is created through carefully considered long lasting architecture.