Located west of Melbourne in Werribee South, on a predominantly flat terrain, Casa Di Campo celebrates the connections between rural living and agricultural farming. The site, zoned for agricultural, is utilised for its market garden produce and is vastly exposed to the surrounding climate.
The design takes cues from the original Italian farmhouse vernacular, becoming a gesture to the cultural context of Italian immigrant settlement originating in the Werribee area. The brief was to accommodate a work and home life balance within a rural setting and resulted in an outcome that pays tribute to the public domain by creating a positive refuge for farmers to reside for work.
David Neil, Design Architect
Will Phung, Studio Director
Mark Yam, Graduate of Architecture
Acre, Landscape Consultant
Code Compliance, Building Surveyor
Form Landscapes, Landscape Consultant
Olnee Rammed Earth, Rammed Earth Contractor
Struct Plan, Structural Engineer