Albany Beach House

Goode Beach, Western Australia


Bunkered into the hillside of its site on Western Australia’s rugged south coast, Albany is an ocean pavilion which unifies modernist and brutalist architectural languages to define a novel response in sync with its context.

The residence has been designed for agility, able to host guests and family with a separate living zone constructed from concrete blockwork on the ground floor and two floors above clad in charred timber from which panoramic views across the Indian Ocean are framed between two planes connected by glazing.

The drama of the homes aspect is tempered by a gentle orchestration of light which falls as a dappled veil inside as is pierces through the surrounding foliage. Poised as a vessel by which you experience place, the clean lines alongside a curation of materials selected for their propensity to wear in, not out, shapes a new kind of modernism entirely informed by the surrounding natural environment.


Albany, Western Australia


Residential, Building




Anna Jeffery

We offer deep respect to the traditional custodians of this land and honour their ancestors who have nurtured and cared for this country for thousands of years. We pay homage to the living cultures, languages, and knowledge systems of the Noongar, Wurundjeri and all Indigenous Australian peoples.