Tucked away in a remote desert location just outside of the U.S. Capitol Reef National Park is a plot of land with some of the most impressive rock formations in the world. The owners of the plot, two warmly intelligent professionals with an affinity for minimal design, came to Imbue requesting the design of a small campus of structures where they could drink in the raw desert beauty.
Nestled in a peninsula on Ossipee Lake, New Hampshire, the Anker Jordan cottage is formed by two conjoined prisms that provide an elegant and singular resolution to a wide range of desires and concerns.
Located on a small island off the coast of Maine, this project began as a renovation. Initially, our clients hoped that an existing building on their property could be rehabilitated: a structure that accompanied the 100 year old farmhouse that has been their summer home for close to 40 years.
Captain Kelly’s Cottage involves the painstakingly considered restoration of the original weatherboard cottage on a remote bay of Bruny Island, Tasmania. Captain Kelly built the cottage in the 1830’s. The original cottage consisted of two structures: bedrooms and kitchen, surrounded by a wide verandah.
The Boréale villa is a charming Scandinavian inspiration residence located in Charlevoix, an eastern region of the Quebec Province well known for its wooded valleys, skiable mountains and breathtaking points of view. At the heart of the boreal forest, the Villa is set on a sloped and private site, matching up nicely with the ubiquitous vegetation of the surroundings.
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