southern ocean lodge

Arquitecto: Max Pritchard"Southern Ocean Lodge is being described as Australia's first "Super Lodge"; introducing Kangaroo Island to international visitors to appreciate t...

11/10/2009

Eco-lodge en Australia

Arquitecto: Max Pritchard

"Southern Ocean Lodge is being described as Australia's first "Super Lodge"; introducing Kangaroo Island to international visitors to appreciate the abundance of rare wildlife and stunning scenic beauty.

The architecture has a close relationship with the dramatic site. The Main Lodge is tucked back into forty metre high cliffs, with large sweeping window walls capturing the expansive views of the wild Southern Ocean and pristine bush. A strong sculptural element is the two hundred metre long wall of Kangaroo Island Limestone weaving from a covered entrance, through the largely untouched bush and into the Main Lodge. It provides a textured backdrop to the finely detailed guest areas with recesses accommodating desks, seating and reception.

Twenty one guest suites cascade down the slope from the Main Lodge, with access from a Breezeway ramp. Roofs follow the slope of the
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