This gently sloping area is typical of Cap Ferret: a forest of strawberry, yucca and pine trees. The challenge is designing a project that will work in harmony with the surrounding landscape and have limited impact on existing vegetation.
This house echoes a forest cabin and several openings serve to accentuate its connection to nature. Its planting allows for maximum preservation of the existing tree, and the facade uses mostly wood to mimic the surrounding pine groves.
The construction integrates with the terrain topography. The architect designing this cabin to accommodate large family member so that everyone can still get intimacy and calm. The cabins are connecting each other via a series of terraces. A large internal curved staircase stands up to the triangular openings and other diagonal lines that frame the surrounding landscape.