* Residential Architecture: Storm Cottage by Fearon Hay Architects
Posted by the editors on Thursday, 17 January 2013
Residential Architecture: Storm Cottage by Fearon Hay Architects: “..Located on the east coast of Great Barrier Island, New Zealand – a black rough sawn timber box sits looking north to the sea..The dark exterior palette is completed with a layer of perforated metal screens. This operable layer allows the moderation of light / air and protection both when occupied and alone. Internally walls and floors are clad with oiled oak boards that provide a warm counter to its robust exterior..The programme provides for a pair of symmetrical bedrooms and ensuites set about a central living space. Care has been made to limit the scale of the building and maintain a sense of ‘cottage’. The building is off the grid, powered by solar panels [and] independent systems for water collection and treatment..This is a retreat that provides shelter, warmth and comfort to engage with the wilderness and isolation of the remote setting..” Truly outstanding site; extensive glazing, natural light, ocean views; contextual and materials sensibility; sustainability..
See our posts on four other projects by Fearon Hay Architects:
- Residential Architecture: Cliff House by Fearon Hay Architects
- Architecture: Imperial Buildings Revitalization by Fearon Hay Architects
- Architecture: Brancott Estate Heritage Centre by Fearon Hay Architects
- Residential Architecture: Island Retreat by Fearon Hay Architects with Penny Hay
image: © Patrick Reynolds; article: “Storm Cottage / Fearon Hay Architects” 14 Jan 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 16 Jan 2013. http://www.archdaily.com/318124
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