A recently retired couple wanted to build a summer villa that would reflect their aspiration for enjoying the beautiful lakeside landscape with their extended family and friends, while at the same time minimising the impact of the construction on the surrounding natural environment.
Located in Montrose, Colorado, Uncompahgre Retreat is a wooden vacation home designed by Barrett Studio Architects. From the architect: Nestled into the soft cottonwood trees at the edge of the Uncompahgre River, this modest home provides a cool, airy retreat from the oppressive heat of the surrounding high desert. Its simple form and rustic materials present a humble […]
Bunny Run Boat Dock is a spectacular retreat designed by Andersson-Wise Architects, an architecture & design studio based in Austin, Texas. This summer retreat is a living space designed around a boat dock, it features two boat slips surrounded by the ultimate outdoor bar and living area. An enamel-painted ceiling mural, derived from a kilim […]
Cabaña Tunquen is a wooden retreat designed by the Chilean studio DX Arquitectos A weekend house located at a short distance from both Santiago and the Viña del Mar–Valparaíso conurbation, erected on an often misty, tree-covered side road. Mirroring Corbusier’s cabanon style, this forest hut has been conceived as a haven for routine, a hideaway place […]