© Parsonson architects ltd.

Pekapeka House // Parsonson architects ltd.

New Zealand

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This holiday home is an exploration in how to create a building of both a strong architectural character and economy.We have used simple modular construction techniques combined with a very simple form.

© Parsonson architects ltd.

© Parsonson architects ltd.

© Parsonson architects ltd.

© Parsonson architects ltd.

The plan is a rectangle and is divided into 3 parts, the solid bedroom forms at each end support a floating roof over the living space in between.This layout allows the living room to face both east to hills and west to the sea.

© Parsonson architects ltd.

© Parsonson architects ltd.

© Parsonson architects ltd.

© Parsonson architects ltd.

It allows sun into the house throughout the day, for passive solar heating of the concrete slab and creates a sheltered outside space on the east side that still keeps a strong connection to the western sea views..

© Parsonson architects ltd.

© Parsonson architects ltd.

© Parsonson architects ltd.

© Parsonson architects ltd.

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