Castle Rock House sits beautifully below a mountain, above a beach, and nest to a mature pohutukawa. Designed by Herbst Architects, this beach house has sibling pavilions and a range of animated spaces. The architect believes that this house should not only a convenient place for living but also a place with a lot of enjoyment of the physical experience.
The sibling pavilions of this house have different functions: one for living and the other for sleeping. For the design, the architect focuses on providing enjoyment of the physical experience than a convenience feeling. This feeling will surely come after experiencing enjoyment inside the house. This house requires a lot of things to repaired to meet the needs of its inhabitants.
The shutters and screens may be manipulated in order to provide light, warm, shade, and shelter. The inhabitants are also rewarded with a range of animated spaces to suit the most climatic circumstances and the moods being in a beach house. This project turns the house into a perfect place for summer, especially on New-Zealand’s north-eastern coast.
The house structure is dominated by wood materials, including the furniture. Open spaces with awesome views are given to deliver a perfect place to relax. Lighting is also chosen and placed carefully to create a romantic atmosphere when night comes. Situated on a hill can give the inhabitants a lot of advantages to get the best views of the beach and surrounding landscape.