Te Pakeke Retreat / Fearon Hay Architects

Te Pakeke Retreat / Fearon Hay Architects

Te Pakeke Retreat / Fearon Hay Architects - Exterior Photography, FacadeTe Pakeke Retreat / Fearon Hay Architects - Interior Photography, Table, Windows, ChairTe Pakeke Retreat / Fearon Hay Architects - Interior Photography, Living Room, Sofa, BeamTe Pakeke Retreat / Fearon Hay Architects - Exterior PhotographyTe Pakeke Retreat / Fearon Hay Architects - More Images+ 6

  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  150
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Simon Wilson
  • Lead Architects: Tim Hay, Jeff Fearon, Michael Huh
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Te Pakeke Retreat / Fearon Hay Architects - Exterior Photography
© Simon Wilson

Text description provided by the architects. Te Pakeke is located in the northern township of Wanaka surrounded by the lake and mountains, designed primarily as a winter retreat for the client.

Te Pakeke Retreat / Fearon Hay Architects - Exterior Photography, Facade
© Simon Wilson
Te Pakeke Retreat / Fearon Hay Architects - Interior Photography, Table, Windows, Chair
© Simon Wilson

The house is set within a courtyard perimeter wall, providing layers of space for occupants as an extension of the house whilst also providing shelter from cold prevailing winds.

Te Pakeke Retreat / Fearon Hay Architects - Interior Photography, Living Room, Sofa, Beam
© Simon Wilson

Solid concrete walls and glazed openings are strategically placed to control the views enjoyed from the house, while perforated shutters provide layers of filter and shading or alternatively can be folded to open up the house.

Te Pakeke Retreat / Fearon Hay Architects - Interior Photography, Beam
© Simon Wilson

A warm rich palette including concrete, timber, and steel has been used to create a sense of solidity while providing warmth and timelessness to reference mountain cabin interpreted in a modern way.

Te Pakeke Retreat / Fearon Hay Architects - Exterior Photography
© Simon Wilson

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Cite: "Te Pakeke Retreat / Fearon Hay Architects" 11 Aug 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/945501/te-pakeke-retreat-fearon-hay-architects> ISSN 0719-8884

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