tamarleigh garden pavilion

project: Tamarleigh Garden Pavilion

location: Launceston, Tasmania

description: The little garden pavilion at Tamarleigh is a small scale project with some big ambitions. The original outbuilding known as the ‘Lighthouse’ at Tamarleigh once housed an ingenious and rare 1906 Benzoline gas-generator.

This small-scale project, to create a little garden pleasure pavilion, set in course two ambitious objectives at Tamarleigh. Firstly, it became a rescue mission to save the remains of the 1906 gas unit and, secondly it set about to create a new building that directly referenced the original 1906 ‘lighthouse’ outbuilding, in so doing creating a new place of reflection in the garden.

category: residential, heritage

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