These 2 new buildings – Pavilions within a Garden – have an honesty and restraint creating calm and restful spaces which compliment and enhance their setting.
At Wael Farran Studio, Senses was nothing short of a challenge! Located in South of Lebanon, Senses is a pool house that was conceived and built as an extension to an existing residence.
Although from afar it seems one-leveled, this contemporary pavilion residence – which sits on a platform that rises 60cm above ground level – has another level dug underground.
The project brings together a walled courtyard and a swimming pool. The living area is a glass box contained within a concrete garden pavilion. By making the poolhouse entirely out of glass, with minimal framed windows, both inside and outside seems to disappear. Natural light is entering the pavilion by creating enclosed gardens.
The Grandola house, with entrance to the West, develops along the north/south axis and the master bedroom, with private toilet, is located on the North top, followed by the living room with a higher ceiling height, the kitchen
CD Pool House is a simple yet elegant space designed by Belgian designer Marc Merckx. Project description: The structure’s defining feature is its sleek, dark façade. Stretches of straight timber merge with black-framed glass and a metal trellis. The darkened wood continues throughout the interior, along with light gray walls and concrete details. The pool […]