Ideally sited just below a ridgeline, with panoramic views stretching southeast from Oneroa Bay, to Hakaimango Point and the Hauraki Gulf beyond, the Tiri House was designed to take advantage of the views without sacrificing protection and refuge from the elements.
This modern mexican home was designed as a tailor-made suit for a young couple who were looking for a refuge that would take them away from the outer chaos and create a space of tranquility to enhance their human development.
Dwelling is a long house on Atlantic coast for the families of three siblings. The site has a rich history; it was once home to the Narragansett people, which is evidenced by archeological findings indicating the Narragansetts settled on the site.
Located in Victoria, Australia, the Balnarring Retreat was designed in 2016 by Branch Studio Architects. From the very first discussion with the client it became apparent that this building would need to be specifically non-specific in its apparent program, a space that could be nothing one minute and everything the next, required to regularly and effortlessly switch […]
Central Otago House is a traditional mountain refuge designed by New Zealand studio Sumich Chaplin Architects. Description by Sumich Chaplin Architects: This mountain house is situated in a stunning and remote location, facing up to the Southern Alps and Mt Aspiring. Due to the sensitive zoning and location of the land, a large area of […]
Designed by YH2 Architecture, La Colombière is a refuge located in Sutton, Quebec, Canada. YH2 is an architectural design firm founded in 1994 by architects Marie-Claude Hamelin and Loukas Yiacouvakis. Description by YH2: Initially built as a small storage space by the first owner who was a lumberman, the shed was later rearranged into a forest refuge by […]