Gallery: Stunning Geometric Art Studio Sits in Gentle Contrast to Rugge...

This stunning art studio on Fogo Island doesn't blend into its wild and wooly location, but it's not supposed to. Commissioned by the Shorefast Foundation in order to foster care and respect for the fragile but merciless northern landscape, this is just one of three art studios designed by Canadian architect Todd Saunders. The long studio uses construction methods and materials that are endemic to this remote island in Newfoundland, enabling winter-time prefabrication in a local workshop. Absolutely brimful of light, the long studio is a showcase of the best in beautiful, simple, and sustainable architecture.

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