Creative & Modern Summer Family Retreat in New Zealand

Creative & Modern Summer Family Retreat in New Zealand

The Bourke House is a beautiful modern home designed by Pacific Environments Architects and located in Matakana, New Zealand. Here is an excerpt form the architects’ project description: “The original family summer cottage relocated to next door made way for a new campsite – conceptual ‘tents’, formed as connected pavilions. Inspired by and embodying intergenerational memories – the essence of long summer holidays, activities, collections, connections and stories. A family retreat, created to both experience (and be protected from) the elements and nature, providing a sustainable fulfilling lifestyle, and maximizing sea-views. The pavilions are linked, forming a protective backing to the central space – the ‘campsite heart’ – as a gathering space, providing comfort, protection and connection with the land and activities. Main pavilion invites relaxation and nourishment, raised to acquaint with the coastal islands. Adjacent is the protective sleeping pavilion being adaptable for experiencing the ambience of the campsite and outlook; or being closed off for privacy.” Freshome readers, how would your perfect summer retreat look like?

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