House on the island

Posted on Wed, 16 May 2012 by midcenturyjo

Nestled amongst the trees on Barrier Island, New Zealand is this sustainably built home by Crosson, Clarke, Carnachan. Opening out to the site it embraces the landscape, borrowing its beauty. It is a simple home but its simplicity sits strongly with the majesty of the surrounds. External walls mimic the tree trunks while walls of windows dissolve the barrier between inside and out.

Loulou Ste-Adele says:

Oh oui. Bring me this house. I live in the perfect location for it and I will take very good care of it.

aggidesign says:

a great house ­čÖé
very interesting blog…

Wow what a great place, thanks for sharing!! Have a great day!!

This my dream house !!! not more …

homestilo says:

…and who wouldn't want a retreat in such a setting?

holland says:

kinda enfilade. like it.

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