Inspired by the water tribes of the Ming dynasty, the…
Sydney-based studio Atelier Andy Carson designed Headland House for Beau Neilson – the daughter of art patron Judith Neilson and billionaire Kerr Neilson – and her husband, Jeffrey Simpson.
Located on a 150-acre property; this house sitting quietly in a dairy paddock of rugged coastal cliffs, is a contemporary delight with a design inspired by the spectacular landscape. Extruded volumes wrap around a protected courtyard, while fingers at each end cantilever toward specific framed ocean and rural views.
The Werri head land and several acres of the site’s eastern boundary were given to the community allowing public access to the headland, foreshore and final connection of the Gerringong to Kiama Coast Walk.
Project Type: Single residential
Project Team: Andy Carson, Tom Potter, Catherine Bailey-Smith, Alvin Tsang
Head Contractor: Bellevarde Constructions
Structural Engineer: Ken Murtagh
Landscape Architects: Peter Glass & Associates
Surveyor: Allen, Price & Scarratts
Photography: Michael Nicholson