Design Story: Byron Bay
Season 1, Episode 5 • 18-Apr-2022
Sally McGarry grew up in Fenner House, a home designed by eminent Australian architect Robin Boyd and commissioned by her grandfather, Professor Frank Fenner, a virologist and pioneer of environmental design. Fond childhood memories of garden parties and family gatherings at Fenner House inspired Sally to recreate a visceral connection to nature and family life at Las Palmas, her home in Byron Bay.
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🏆 Nominated for the 2022 Caesar Design Film Award
🏆 Official Selection Copenhagen Architecture Festival
🏆 Official Selection Arquiteturas Film Festival
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