The Architectural language of the estate represents a contemporary interpretation of West Coast vernacular Architecture. The essence is simplistic, elegant and tranquil. Planning is informed by the view toward the ocean and a client requirement to “live outward”.
This suburban house is converted into a guest house, accommodating the family of patients close to hospital. Setting a new trend for guest house architecture, the rooms are clustered on the ﬁrst ﬂoor and visually uniﬁed with the use of simplistic form expressed through high level detailing of cladding, off-shutter concrete and punch-hole fenestration. The design is warm, welcoming with comfy rooms to make the stay as homely as possible.
Option B for the Sunninghill Guest house was to demolish all existing structure to design the Sunninghill Boutique Hotel. The design attempts to ﬁt the facility with its suburban context, yet sets it apart as a go-to place to unwind.
Situated in an equestrian estate, the clients wished for a country home with large areas for entertaining guests and enjoying life. Timber pergolas wrapped around the house extends indoor spaces into the outdoors, encouraging a spirit of adventure. A welcoming Boma cuts into the steep incline promising to host many great conversations in response to the clients’ personalities.
This concrete-and-glass design of a modern-era ofﬁce block strives to cut any clutter. It presents a corporate image of honesty, clarity and stability. Warmth is added to the theme with wooden sunscreens. High open volumes creates a sense of grandeur.