Kawakawa House By Herbst Architects

Herbst Architects are a studio from New Zealand that has created some appearances on our website with their K Valley House and Castle Rock House assignments, and now, they are back with their another project Kawakawa House. This residence is close among ancient pohutukawa trees during a forest in Piha, New Zealand.

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The site is at the bottom of a steep mountain slope behind the beach that is totally coated in tall mature Pohutukawa trees, it’s a rear site with access via a right of manner, and existing two-story house obscuring views to the ocean from the lower level.

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The site, being overhung by trees and beneath mountain peaks to the east that curve around to the North is extraordinarily sun challenged and subject to regular onshore winds within the summer months.The architects were to elevate all of the living functions of the house onto higher level to present views of the ocean from the lounge and to elevate the bedrooms up and nearer to the sunshine and also the cover of the trees.

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In order to require advantage of the spectacular view of the Pohutukawa trees and mountain close the house further on let light-weight in from on top of, the architects have got came upon a nonstop clearstory window to the perimeter of the higher volume.

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The arrange on the higher level may be an easy parallelogram with open central yard light-weight into the center of the higher level and around that the functions of the house flow. The main elbow room is construed as a covered deck with a balustraded open mouth to the view, the central yard provides a protected outside living space once the wind is processing from the west.

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