Archipelago House by Tham & Videgard: Contemporary Summer Home Overlooks- Wednesday, October 24th 2012.
CLICK HERE to subscribe daily!Archipelago House by A horizontal wooden trellis diffuses daylight and enhances the character of one continuous space, where the distinction of interior/exterior becomes subordinated. With the small rooms located in the back, the rest of the house stands out as an open platform criss-crossed by panes of sliding glass. The zig-zag layout also offers several outside spaces sheltered from strong winds. Archipelago House by Tham & Videgard room is aimed toward the water and islands in the distance, comprising a sweeping panorama that is this home’s entertainment. Movement, ambiguous spaces and light together. A horizontal screen diffuses sunlight and provides a variety of shadows, as well as giving the impression of a continuous space, blurring the boundary between inside and out. A continuous dissolution of space in three steps. The Archipelago House by Tham & Videgard is organised in layers, the big rooms expand with an open relationship to the wooden deck. . The exterior of the home features slatted geometric patterns that provide privacy and a visual texture that tracks the sun with pleasant shadows inside and out. An outline towards the horizon. The horizontal character of the black stained exterior relates to the verticals of tall grown pines. . Wood was chosen throughout the design in order to provide simplicity of construction and to minimize difficulties with heavy transportation. See others Pictures Below! Or