A summer home on the island of Vlieland in the Northern Netherlands takes the shape of a stormproof tent by De Waard, an iconic Dutch brand.
The eye-catching structure is located on a site that boasts over 200
In order to meet the new regulations, the best option was to demolish the property and rebuild it to create a more spacious and efficient home that better connects with its surroundings.
Located on the top of a sand dune, the house is dominated by a high roof that was inspired by the
The triangulated, beveled roof structre is constructed like an upside-down ship hull with 3.15-inch laminated pinewood slats.
A basement, ground level, and attic make up the home’s three floors. To maintain a sense of privacy without resorting to a fence, the concrete basement, where the
When looked at from the ground level, the basement is completed hidden.
The ground floor—where the communal areas like the
Viewed from the outside, the attic floor, which holds additional bedrooms and
This attic level is suspended within the roof with the steel framework of the central staircase as its main means of support.
The gutter line of the roof varies in height, giving it the appearance of a delicate, lightweight shelter on the ground floor. The centrally located stairways open up towards the basement and grow narrow towards the attic.
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