Gallery: Striking A-Framed Shingle House Sits on a Fragile Site in Sout...

NORD Architecture has replaced a dilapidated home in Dungeness with this striking A-framed Shingle House in an exceptionally fragile area of Southeast England. Once a forgotten land fit for squatters, England's only desert has become a more popular place to settle as its extraordinary ecological and geological value has become better widely understood. But the shingle beach is very unstable, so the designers gave the renovation project a stout concrete footing and a timber frame that meshes well with the region's vernacular architecture.

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