"Boxes is based on green oak frameworks with a coloured wattle and daub in-fill and sedum is the covering on all roof surfaces. The glass porch area is a concession to more modern building methods as well as being a pleasant room for lounging in when Lancaster's weather is less inviting... It goes without saying that Boxes is fitted out to the highest standard expected of today's outdoor rooms."
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Boxes - pictured above - is due to be built in summer this year in Lancaster by John Kingston and Franklyn Weber of SOMA Design, the clever folk behind one of the winners of the Bathing Beauties beach hut competition we covered extensively on Shedworking. According to SOMA, the client wants a "playful structure which combines traditional building techniques with modern ideas on design and ecology". Here's their solution:
Posted by Alex Johnson at 8:13 PM