The Dune House / ARCHISPEKTRAS

The Dune House / ARCHISPEKTRAS

© Juozas Kamenskas© Juozas Kamenskas© Juozas Kamenskas© Juozas Kamenskas+ 29

Pape, Latvia
  • Architects: ARCHISPEKTRAS
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  175
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2015
  • Photographs Photographs:  Juozas Kamenskas
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Arcwood, Damava, Durų sistemos
  • Team:Aidas Kalinauskas, Vaidas Tamošiūnas
  • City:Pape
  • Country:Latvia
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© Juozas Kamenskas
© Juozas Kamenskas

Text description provided by the architects. The wind and the sunset. Kite surfers and boats. The dune and the meadow - full of tall grass and little flowers with ever changing colors. Layers of relative distances, experiences and dimensions are the things that define living by the sea.

© Juozas Kamenskas
© Juozas Kamenskas

The house is situated in the dunes of the Baltic sea. A sharp linear thatched structure is elegantly intersecting and engaging with curvy lines of it‘s surroundings. The main facade material - straws -  was carefully selected to match the color and material of a typical local building in the area.

© Juozas Kamenskas
© Juozas Kamenskas
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Floor Plan
© Juozas Kamenskas
© Juozas Kamenskas

The aim was to design a vacation house for a kitesurfer’s family where they could relax in a most comfortable way.  All rooms are facing the endless horizon towards the sea. Living room, kitchen, dining and lounge areas are grouped into one. Spaces on different levels create a magnificent experience where social interactions emerge. Light coming from top adds to the breezy character of the house.            

© Juozas Kamenskas
© Juozas Kamenskas

Interior is full of wood and warmth. A little bit raw and soft at the same time. It invites and brings you to the holiday mood.

© Juozas Kamenskas
© Juozas Kamenskas

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Cite: "The Dune House / ARCHISPEKTRAS" 02 Sep 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/794461/the-dune-house-archispektras> ISSN 0719-8884
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