Off-the-grid rural getaway



Tutor: Simon Beeson & Channa Vithana


              he retreat, situated at Holton Lee, is a unique and
              secluded part of the rural outskirts of Poole. The
              majority of the site is recognised and protected as a
site of special scientific interest and therefore has to sustain itself in regards to water, electricity and heat. Preserving the environment and recycles water through vegetation.


The retreat is a simple domestic 60 square metres house intended for a single writer, focusing on the constraints of the site as a design motive.

Project´s development through the connection of spaces with a central courtyard. Watercatchement is located in the middle harvesting the water of the angled roofs
1:100 Model
1:50 Model

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