modscape conceals modular pool-side home in australia with rendered brick-wall

modscape conceals modular pool-side home in australia with rendered brick-wall

modscape conceals modular pool-side home in australia with rendered brick-wall
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known for their portfolio of sustainable, custom built pre-fabricated homes, australia-based company modscape created their latest residence in berry, new south wales. stating that each bespoke build can be constructed and ready in twelve weeks, modscape created this modular home evoking an airy pavilion, flanked with protective walls and composed using an understated material palette.

the wall conceals the interior organization, giving the home privacy and security




taking advantage of the surrounding idyllic forestry, the rendered brick walls envelope the dwelling to create a protective compound which simultaneously offers privacy from the busy main road, and ensures its security. the humble design composed of timber, concrete and zinc has given the home a character that masks its pre-fabricated nature. the long, linear form takes advantage of the northern sun, while connecting to the green mountain landscape beyond.

surrounded by lush forestry, the berry home is part of modscape diverse portfolio of bespoke modular builds




spacious and efficiently organized, the sustainable home is comprised of a floor area of 465 square meters, with eleven modules holding 2 bedrooms with a joint ensuite connected to an open-plan kitchen and dining. from the outside, the internal programs are concealed from view, and access is through a large pivoting door that penetrates the concrete wall. transition through the spaces is a journey through a decked, timber walkway which is permeated with dappled light from the courtyard. the main living spaces open and spill onto the courtyard, inviting the inhabitants to enjoy the outdoors and the private pool.

entrance is gained through a pivoting door

composed of timber, concrete and zinc, the dwelling uses an understated material palette

the open plan dining and kitchen is set at the core of the space


the home is made of 11 modules with a total area of 465 square meters

a journey through a decked, timber walkway is permeated with dappled light from the courtyard

the living spaces have direct access to the private pool

  • Nice work, did someone forget to put watchtowers on the wall?

    Adam Brocklehurst
    Dec 20, 2015

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