Permanent Camping, New South Wales Building, Architect, Oz Countryside Design Photos

Mudgee Permanent Camping, NSW

Australian Retreat in NSW design by Casey Brown Architecture

23 Oct 2008

Permanent Camping

Date: 2008

Architect: Casey Brown Architecture

Photographs: Penelope Clay

Mudgee Permanent Camping: New South Wales building

Permanent Camping in New South Wales

Located on a remote pristine mountain on a sheep station in central western NSW, this structure was the realisation of a dream for the client. Sited at the edge of a ridge surrounded by large granite boulders and ancient dead trees, the tower has panoramic views for hundreds of miles to the horizon.

Mudgee Permanent Camping: New South Wales building

Conceived as a retreat for one or two people, the building has a minimal 3x3m footprint providing shelter. The structure is a two storey copper clad tower; the sides open up on the ground level to provide wide verandahs to the north, east and western elevations.

Mudgee Permanent Camping: New South Wales building

To the south a water tank and winches are located to operate the moveable verandah roofs. When not in use, these roofs close down to completely enclose the timber and glass interior protecting it from the elements in particular bush fires. If you are enjoying the outback but want some normality then check out TV in camping.

Mudgee Permanent Camping: New South Wales building

Internally, the structure is beautifully crafted from recycled ironbark providing a sleeping loft and small kitchen with a Rais wood fired slow combustion stove. Water is collected on the roof and a separate WC, also in copper clad hardwood, is located a short walk to the west. The structure is heavily insulated from both cold winds and searing daytime temperatures with multi layered walls all ventilated top and bottom allowing free air movement.

Mudgee Permanent Camping NSW interior Mudgee Permanent Camping New South Wales interior

Due to the isolated nature of the building site, the building was completely prefabricated by the builder Jeffery Broadfield in Sydney then transported to site and erected.

Mudgee Permanent Camping images / information from Casey Brown Architecture 231008

Location: Mudgee Permanent Camping, NSW, Australia

Architecture in Australia

Contemporary Architecture in Australia

Australian Architect Offices

Australian Architecture

Australian Houses

Casey Brown Architecture studio based in East Sydney, NSW, Australia

Sydney Architectural Designs

Sydney Architecture Designs – selection below:

New Fish Market, Blackwattle Bay
Architects: 3XN
Sydney Fish Market Building
image © 3XN
Sydney Fish Market Building
As a continuation of iconic destinations connected by the foreshore promenade, the new Sydney Fish Market will take its place at the head of Blackwattle Bay.

Sydney Football Stadium Building, Moore Park
Architects: Cox Architecture
Sydney Football Stadium building design
image courtesy of architects
Sydney Football Stadium Building
The proposal by Cox Architecture for a new stadium at Moore Park, adjacent to the Sydney Cricket Ground and on the site of the current Allianz stadium, has been selected as the winner.

New South Wales House in Kangaroo Valley

Sydney Architecture

Modern Houses

Australian Home near Melbourne, Victoria

New House Designs

Comments for the Mudgee Permanent Camping New South Wales design by Casey Brown Architecture page welcome