On the shore of an idyllic white sanded beach in New Zealand’s Coromandel Peninsula rests an elegant hut. Closed up, the rough macrocarpa-cladding blends into the landscape and perches quietly on the dunes, as passersby wonder how it could possibly function for a family of five.
Located on a small peninsula in East Hampton, long island, Gerard Drive Cottage has become the place where some of the most prominent local people have moved to run away from the summer crows that takes over the Hampton during high season.
It is a residence and atelier for a couple in the center of Tokyo.
Floor like bookshelf plates are placed at the different level in the shifted box. Furniture is put on the each floor to create living room, dining room, kitchen and bedroom. Each plate-like-floors are only hooked by columns which are three-dimensionally intersected at the middle of the box and this simple structure gives latitude for space composition.