Bush home by Paul Couch

_set in rural Victoria, Australia, architect Paul Couch hand built his house over a 20 year period

_photography by Tom Ross


_Couch attended the University of Melbourne amid the strengthening postwar ambitions of the Architecture Faculty pioneered by Professor Brian Lewis, Fritz Janeba and Zdenko Strizic


_Couch then joined the firm of Grounds, Romberg and Boyd and worked with each of the Partners.   He continued to work with Robin Boyd until 1971 and returned to Romberg & Boyd as a Director in 1980


_Couch remains in practice, with specific skills including the design of fire-proof housing, and a unique Australian approach to design that reflects the values of the international modern movement

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