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Somers House
by Kennedy Nolan

Somers House by Kennedy Nolan
Photo by Derek Swalwell

Kennedy Nolan built Somers House in Australia.

Somers House is divided into spatially distinct "apartments". The main bedroom suite is connected to the principal living areas, forming a self-contained zone.

The upper level offers flexible accommodation, with bedrooms, a bathroom and a living room separated by a wind-protected terrace.

Below the living room, level with the sea-front lawn, is another bedroom suite with a versatile space currently used for exercising.

Meanwhile, the main living area – a raised glass pavilion – offers captivating views and captures northern sun.

These parts are connected via a three-level stair and lift tower, providing an enclosed and private experience.

This project has been longlisted in the rural house category of Dezeen Awards 2023.

Studio: Kennedy Nolan
Project: Somers House
Credits: Kennedy Nolan

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