This country home starts with an 8 foot thick Gabion wall, which acts as a spine, the first marker which runs for 170 feet, from north to south. Pawna Lake, offers some killer vistas. The pool sort of drifts away from the verandah as a reflective mirror plane, pointing to the peak on the opposite shore.
Kashubia is an unusually picturesque region in the north of Poland, rich in pine forests, meadows full of flowers, and crystal-clear lakes. Near one such lake – Lake Gowidliński –lies this place of repose and close contact with nature. The idea behind this off-grid cottage was to create a simple, functional and economic building
The rehabilitation of this A-frame cottage reflects the method of the architect who, approaching the essence of his clients’ everyday life, leads them to scrutinize their daily habits as well as their real family needs to surpass their own limitation
The design of the Grand Pic cottage results from a sensitive reading of the magnificent woods in which it is located. The objective was to let ourselves be guided and inspired by the characteristics of the terrain.
With a stream running through the house, this Alibag Indian retreat is delicately woven into the landscape, alternately opening up and closing itself to the different characteristics of the site. Though seasonal, the streambed allows for an interesting landscape feature throughout the year.
Villa Slow is designed and built with extreme mindfulness and care for detail. The house is a rental holiday retreat in the Natural Park of Valles Pasiegos, in the North of Spain emerging from a stone-ruin within a more than two-hectare terrain of natural landscape.