* Residential Architecture: Bridge Studio, Fogo Island by Saunders Architecture
Posted by the editors on Saturday, 28 April 2012
Residential Architecture: Bridge Studio, Fogo Island by Saunders Architecture: “..dramatically located on a steep hillside overlooking the calm waters of an inland pond..From the side elevation, it ap- pears as a windowless wood-clad parallelogram, hovering above the landscape, propped up by four piers and connected by a sixteen-foot bridge to the adjacent hillside. As one approaches the three hundred and twenty square foot studio, it becomes more transparent – with a generous glass entry and a large square window at the other end of the room..Viewed from the glass entry, the ceiling from the entry slopes up to the top of a large picture window at the opposite end of the room. The picture window’s sill is flush with a built-in desk, the perfect place to write and contemplate the view. To mirror the sloped ceiling, the floor of the Bridge Studio is composed of two levels..” Inspired, vernacular goes contemporary..
See our other posts on Fogo Island studios, and more, by Saunders Architecture: Residential Architecture: Squish Studio, Fogo Island by Saunders Architecture, Residential Architecture: Tower Studio, Fogo Island by Saunders Architecture, Residential Architecture: Villa Storingavika by Saunders Architecture, Residential Architecture: Villa G by Saunders Architecture and Architecture: Fogo Island Studios by Saunders Architecture.
image: © Bent René Synnevåg; article: King , Victoria . “Bridge Studio / Saunders Architecture” 25 Apr 2012. ArchDaily. <http://www.archdaily.com/229153>