This little building is the re-imagination of an existing boathouse that had no windows, one door, and no charm. It is conceived as a building that can turn itself inside out, offering a protective layer of concrete block and steel to the outside with the warmth of marine plywood on the inside.
A series of cabins – Denison Rivulet Cabins – these structures provide accommodation for couples at the bend of river, just north of Bicheno. The buildings establish a strong engagement with the wider site, through a series of interior strategies and plan relationships that create unique and memorable experiences for guests.
Even those who adore city life need a place to unwind away from the hustle and bustle. It certainly doesn’t hurt to relax alone with a good book in a backyard reading retreat, or to hang out with friends and family around the fire pit or with a dip in the hot tub.
The Greenwich Garden Studio is partly built from bricks reclaimed from the old washhouse and garden walls and the openings which are glazed with ‘crittall’ style doors and windows.
The Done project gives you the unique opportunity to be involved in the construction process, and the smart solution used to make the individual pieces makes it easier for you to place the entire structure in the landscape and assemble the house on site without having to build a concrete foundation.
This winter chalet uses the stilt typology to create a protected ground floor area with an outdoor stove. It is an unusual space where residents can be amongst nature and the snowy exterior while still having some protection from the elements.