Beach home

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Project • By VOID opdPrivate Houses


Guarumo is a contemporary residence located on the Costa Rican Pacific coast, where the characteristic tropical landscape is harmoniously combined with modern, simple and discreet architecture, all with a high degree of aesthetics / design.  Leonardo Finotti The project is located on a steep hillside, so the adequate positioning of the architectural program is essential to guaranteeing a proper adaptation. The staggering of its blocks favors a real adaptation to the topography of the site, minimizing the impact to the soils and avoiding large movements of land and expensive retaining walls. At the same time, it capitalizes on the spectacular views of both the ocean and the dense natural landscape that surrounds it.   Leon... More

Project • By RESOLUTION: 4 ARCHITECTUREPrivate Houses

Lido Beach House II

Sitting on a flag lot at the corner of Lido Beach, this 2,625 sq. ft. prefab home serves as a summer house for a professor / writer and her family. The home attempts to establish a relationship to the surrounding dunes and beach while still being referential to its cozy neighborhood. Caption At the ground level, three concrete storage volumes serve as organizing elements that lift the home off of the ground and create a carport, sitting area, and an outdoor shower that are sheltered from the street. Stairs at the front of the home lead to an entry porch and dump zone, providing a space to bypass the private first floor and continue to the public second floor. Caption The private first floor includes a master suite, a second bedr... More

Project • By Moreno Farina StudioApartments

Penthouse at the sea

The residence is a newly constructed penthouse by the sea. Our advice was requested when the building was under construction. We intervened with a partial internal redistribution and assisted the Clients in the choice of finishes and furnishings. The guiding star of our work has been the Client’s strong wish to be able to enjoy the environment with a refined atmosphere and at the same time fresh and informal, which recall the proximity to the beach and the sea in with the light amplified through natural textures and with space for furnishing elements with a strong personality. Among the white vertical surfaces, the back wall of the kitchen corner stands out, completely covered in precious multicolored Vietrese majolica tiles by France... More

Project • By AbodoHousing

Coastal Wainui Home

Looking out to the famous Wainui surf beach, this eye-catching coastal home features Vulcan Cladding.Designed by Kingsbeer Architecture, Abodo’s thermally modified Vulcan Cladding was chosen for both the exterior cladding and interior walls of this beachside home.Random width Vulcan Cladding creates a point of interest, with the same Straw finish used inside and out - adding a natural light touch.Thermal modification means Vulcan timber is capable of handling harsh coastal conditions without warping or twisting, while also safe for use inside the home.Read more about this project here. More