The interior of the existing house was remodeled and new addition built. The architects introduced a cathedral ceiling and timber posts support the ridge beam and two light canons, while concrete walls around a small courtyard separate the cottage from the small addition.
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They decided to keep the original height of the cottage (three meters) and instead add a transparent roof that can be closed off with automated sunscreens. With the movement of the sunscreens, the house dramatically changes appearance from a monolith-like structure to a kind of playful generator of light.
+ Sean Godsell Architects
Via Plataforma Arquitectura
Photos by Earl Carter