From the architects “Located in the rapidly expanding eastern end of Omaha Beach, one row of sections back from the sand dunes, the house is an exercise in symmetry modulated to suit the site. In order to sit calmly in the somewhat jumbled context, it has clear formal structure: two symmetrical plywood-clad boxes float over pre-cast concrete panels and present a strong elevation to the street, symmetrical above and modified below to provide a welcoming entry sequence. The formality becomes frayed with an incised terrace and horizontal planes of louvred sunscreens to the sea and sun on the north. This format offers privacy from the street and a more relaxed relationship between the interior spaces and the lawn with beach beyond…..”
For further detail visit Holiday House in Omaha Beach by Pete Bossley Architects.
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