A Freudian idyl or just a place to put your spades?
Theres a lot to be said for sheds, they are a sort of Freudian idyl, a place where work goes on, a rereat, a place to store and stash things that can remain hidden for years, like the Sydney Olympic Rings which sold recently on Ebay.
There are mini castles, hobbit houses and 50s Diners, gothic turretted sheds, and of course the wonderful movement of The Mens Shed Association in Australia. However, when an Architect needs a shed, inevitably the vision is far from a Victorian Folly, and will rise like a silver vision out of the bushland, strong, robust and reflective, speaking a traditional bush narrative of pioneering Australians, as well as engaging in a discourse with the buildings that surrond it.
Heres a sneak peek at the latest Brenchley Project.
Heres a few Shed facts: