Category Archive: Rachel Doo

Mooloomba Playspace

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For my final extension of the Mooloomba house I decided to create a play-space for the kids that would stay there. After my previous exploration where I used sticks to imitate and amplify… Continue reading

Exploration Joint

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For this exploration joint and detail, I decided to expand on my previous exploration of the structure that amplified the landscape, and this time make it mobile. To do this I first did… Continue reading

The Mooloomba House – Exploration and Joint

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Through this exploration, I have begun to experience nature and its connection to the man-made for what it really is. At first, I never fully understood what Andresen O’Gorman Architects were trying to… Continue reading

Juhani Pallasmma and the Mooloomba House

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Juhani Pallasmma and the Mooloomba House Andresen O’Gorman Architects, were able to create such an intimate home that allowed for a getaway for their family, one that would take them away from the… Continue reading

Andresen O’Gorman Architects

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Brit Andresen currently resides in Australia, teaching at the University of Queensland. Her husband, Peter O’Gorman passed away in the year 2001 shortly after completing the Mooloomba house. Andresn O’Gorman architects have won… Continue reading

The Mooloomba House – site analysis

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The Mooloomba house, located in Queensland, Australia, is situated on an elevated north facing site surrounded by a wild garden of banksias and boxtrees. Influenced heavily by the garden, the building’s living spaces… Continue reading

The Mooloomba House – Box and Corner

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My process of exploration began through the juxtaposition of the environment surrounding the man-made structure. The connection between the two is what brought me to my first conceptual model, the ‘box’. Through the… Continue reading

Case Studies 5

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Marcos Acayaba, Residência em Iporanga – 2 (left) Guarujá, São Paulo, Brazil, 1992-1994. Sources: http://www.marcosacayaba.arq.br/lista.projeto.chain?id=22  “La “Curiosità” Strutturale Di Marcos Acayaba, Architetto Brasiliano = the Structural “Curiosity” of the Brazilian Architect Marcos Acayaba.”… Continue reading