The structure supports a range of outdoor living activities. These might include barbequing, making pizza (the downstairs client purchased a pizza oven from Italy), sunbathing, gardening, dognapping, etc. Materials were selected for durability and ease of maintenance.
The project name ‘counter-point’ initially came about as a formal response to the asymmetrical composition of the original house. As the project progressed, the two families sharing the house developed divergent requirements. Our role became to balance the contradictions to both family’s benefit.