Hovering between two granite boulders in a wooded area, the Bridge House is a four-bedrooms family weekend retreat, provides a variety of perspectives for the glaciated landscape in Nova Scotia.
The form of the house is a steel skeleton supported a rustic wood box, which sheathed in vertical cedar boards, creating a pronounced lantern effect in evening. A granny suite has been insert beneath the bridge, as the ‘belly’ of the building located the ravine.
[show_AdSense float=”left” ad_client=”pub-9860894674599981″ ad_slot=”8652089039″ ad_width=”336″ ad_height=”280″ ]
With its generously outdoor living areas (outdoor decks, covered deck, covered balcony bridge and screened porch), the retreat deconstructed to create a wide variety of indoor-outdoor conditions.
Inspiration from architects:
This is a robust, muscular building in a powerful landscape, which will weather well over time. It is, however, domesticated by a series of incisions which infect it to the specifics of the site, climate, and views.