Storm Cottage / Fearon Hay Architects

Storm Cottage / Fearon Hay Architects

Storm Cottage / Fearon Hay Architects - Waterfront, ForestStorm Cottage / Fearon Hay Architects - Table, Waterfront, DeckStorm Cottage / Fearon Hay Architects - Table, ChairStorm Cottage / Fearon Hay Architects - Windows, Facade, PatioStorm Cottage / Fearon Hay Architects - More Images+ 8

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Text description provided by the architects. Located on the east coast of Great Barrier Island – a black rough sawn timber box sits looking north to the sea. 

Storm Cottage / Fearon Hay Architects - Door, Facade
©  Patrick Reynolds

The dark exterior palette is completed with a layer of perforated metal screens. This operable layer allows the moderation of light / air and protection both when occupied and alone. Internally walls and floors are clad with oiled oak boards that provide a warm counter to its robust exterior.

Storm Cottage / Fearon Hay Architects - Waterfront, Forest
©  Patrick Reynolds

The programme provides for a pair of symmetrical bedrooms and ensuites set about a central living space. Care has been made to limit the scale of the building and maintain a sense of 'cottage'. The building is off the grid, powered by solar panels independent systems for water collection and treatment. 

Storm Cottage / Fearon Hay Architects - Bed, Bedroom
©  Patrick Reynolds

This is a retreat that provides shelter, warmth and comfort to engage with the wilderness and isolation of the remote setting.

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Cite: "Storm Cottage / Fearon Hay Architects" 14 Jan 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/318124/storm-cottage-fearon-hay-architects> ISSN 0719-8884

©  Patrick Reynolds

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