Ocean House by Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects



Admired by historical Balinese palaces along with the other temples, this beautiful house is located in a peninsula of uncovered lava. In order to fix the house of course into its natural settings, Tropical design ideas and timed building practices is being used.

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The base of the lava attaches the house directly to the particular site. It appears as if the roof planes are floating amidst the clouds. The overhangs which are broad directly protect the inner surface from the scorching sun. The window walls join together both inside and outwards and it makes the house cool and allows the breeze. A stream of toughened lava flows in between the site.

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And moreover it joins the house to vital Pacific culture basis of energy; the sea and the mountains. The specialty of the building is that it is built at the base of the lava. The appearance of the roof is like an illusion.[Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects].


Published by in Architecture, on December 6th, 2009

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