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Herbst Architects - Timms Bach

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 03:00 AM
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by Nick Allen ( last modified Feb 07, 2011



The latest in their series of baches (small holiday retreats) on Great Barrier Island continues to explore the relationship of the building to the natural environment.
Photographer Jackie Meiring.

I've been a fan of Herbst Architects for some years now. Their ability to perfectly nestle a house into its environment and leverage the site's natural assets is amazing. As their bevy of Great Barrier Island houses grows, they have created a new vernacular, of lightweight raw wood and gabions from local stones.





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