Located within a short walking distance from the centre of Norwich in Norfolk, Jane Richards Interiors was commissioned to design the interior of this large City penthouse apartment.
Primary features of this Dickerman weekend retreat house are its simple, open form and clean aesthetic. It emphasizes natural materials including a stone fireplace, Douglas Fir interior finishes, and indoor / outdoor rooms with a visual connection to the natural setting.
Hither Hills House by Bates Masi Architects is a seaside home that provides owners a weekend respite from the city by optimizing its ties to the land and nature. Located in a postwar planned beach community with small lots plotted irrespective of the steep topography …
The client required a low maintenance house that would feel comfortable in scale for the couple and ‘open up’ for visiting guests whilst still allowing privacy and separate spaces.
The cabin, sited in the redwoods, is one of a series of Demonstration Homes by Joseph Esherick that were commissioned by the original developers of The Sea Ranch. These homes were intended to exemplify how the building guidelines could be used to build a well-designed, and in this case, low cost weekend home.
This weekend house is created by uniting volumes to make an L shape with a covered roof. Patios are inserted into the longest volume, preserving pre-exiting trees on site, allowing vegetation to take over the project, and creating a house-in-a-courtyard (but a house without courtyards). In these ways, the house interweaves vegetation and explores the patio typology.