Alone on an island – a summer home

Alone on an island...

Bohusl√§n, Sweden –¬†Mikael Bergquist¬†Architects Ltd Photography: ¬†¬†Mikael Olsson Here’s a quick quizz… how many islands are there in Sweden? a) 221 b) 2210 c) 22,100 d) 221,000 You’ll find the answer below the album but a clue is lots! Most of them are uninhabited for much of the year, but many are summer holiday havens […]

Arkiboat Houseboats

Arkiboat Houseboats

Sydney ¬†Australia – Drew Heath Architects While the design and build may take place in Sydney, there is no doubt these are very mobile homes! Apparently frustrated by the lack of design thought invested in available houseboats, architect Drew Heath went from saying ‘Somebody should design a better houseboat’ to actually doing it. There are […]

Home in the Sand Dunes

Aquinnah MA ¬†USA ¬†– ¬†Hutker Architects Built area: ¬† ¬† 2300 sf. (213 m2) Year built: ¬† ¬† 2008 Photographer: ¬† ¬† Brian Vanden Brink This is a very nice example of a home that works with it’s environment rather than competing with it. ¬†Situated in a town of just 311 people on¬†the¬†island of Martha’s […]

Seaview House

Old Barwon Heads Victoria Australia ¬† – ¬†Jackson Clement Burrows JCB are internationally renown architects. ¬†We like their innovative thinking and that they still seem to delight in doing simple residential projects. ¬†This¬†house is located in Old Barwon Heads on a street comprising an eclectic mix of post war beach houses. ¬†The dominant theme is […]