Guided by their clients’ desire to have a holiday home where they could spend time together as a family,
They had to work with a rather interesting site in Isle of Wring on the coast of England. Because this is a creek prone to flooding, they built the house on the highest point of the site and elevated it so the water can pass underneath. This also minimized the overall impact that the house has on the landscape.
The design was kept intentionally simple and low-profile in order to obstruct the views as little as possible. The house is thus a single-storey rectangular volume with a simple and practical layout. The common areas like the living room, dining space and the kitchen are connected into a large open space with easy access outdoors. On one side of it there’s a set of three bedrooms for the children while the master bedroom is on the opposite side. This way the parents and the children can enjoy their privacy. The exterior of the house is clad in