Sheerwater Residence

Luminescence Kelowna / Canada / 2011

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In this home the living space is seen as an inner verandah, and then wrapped with an outer verandah, which then expands beyond its edges into the space of untamed nature.
Space as we sense it in western culture is typically about how space is ultimately arranged. We have been conditioned to view man at the centre of all things and therefore arrange our spaces accordingly. However I subscribe to the oriental view of space, which is that space, expands outward in a series of circles until it merges with the space of nature
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    In this home the living space is seen as an inner verandah, and then wrapped with an outer verandah, which then expands beyond its edges into the space of untamed nature.Space as we sense it in western culture is typically about how space is ultimately arranged. We have been conditioned to view man at the centre of all things and therefore arrange our spaces accordingly. However I subscribe to the oriental view of space, which is that space, expands outward in a series of circles until it...

    Project details
    • Year 2011
    • Work started in 2008
    • Work finished in 2011
    • Main structure Wood
    • Contractor Mission Group Construction
    • Status Completed works
    • Type Waterfront / Single-family residence / Interior Design
    Lovers 66 users