Named ‘EI Ray’, this arc-type pavilion is a new two bedroom family house on Dungeness Beach in Kent.
From the architects:
Dungeness beach in Kent is a classic example of ‘Non Plan’ and the houses that populate the beach have developed through improvisation and bodge. This scheme develops this tradition in a way that responds to the drama and harshness of the landscape.
The new house incorporates a 19th century railway carriage that formed the basis of the original much smaller house. It forms the centrepoint of the main living area and accommodates the kitchen.
A fully glazed southern elevation gives views out over the channel and a series of smaller slot windows on the other elevations give focused views of the adjacent lighthouse, coastguard station and nuclear power station……