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The Great Wall of WA – North Western Australia

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Building:  The Great Wall of WA
Location: North Western Australia
Architect: Luigi Rosselli
Project Architects: Kristina Sahlestrom, Edward Birch, David Mitchell
Builder: Jaxon Construction
Rammed Earth Contractor: Murchison Stabilised Earth Pty Ltd
Structural Consultant: Pritchard Francis
Environmental Consultant: Floyd Energy
Area: 230 sm (2476 sf)
Completion: 2015

AE Interest: rammed earth construction, naturally cooled, Cor-Ten steel cyclonic shade frame, sliding curved glass windows on chapel protect from sand storms, gold anodized aluminum sheets on chapel ceiling, skylight at apex of chapel, rear walls of residences buried by meter-deep sand dune [a]

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Written by Ryan Boehm

September 7, 2016 at 12:40 pm

Posted in Built

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