Summer Cottage House Plans, Bourke House in Matakana New Zealand

Jul 10th
Summer Cottage House Plans

Summer Cottage House Plans | This cozy summer cottage in hills on top of Buckleton Bay, Matakana, New Zealand, style by Auckland-based studio Pacific Environments Architects. This single family summer cottage known as by Bourke House.

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Summer Cottage House Plans

Summer Cottage Concept:

The original family summer cottage relocated to adjacent created manner for a brand new campsite – conceptual ‘tents’, shaped as connected pavilions. impressed by; and embodying inter-generational recollections – the essence of long summer holidays, activities, collections, connections and stories.

Site Conditions:

An exposed, sensitive, rural coastal environment; positioned on a outstanding peninsular with spectacular views complimenting the adjacent (and recently completed) Guesthouse and Boatshed; during a rural Kiwi vernacular.

Planning Outcomes:

A family retreat, created to each expertise (and be protected from) the weather and nature, providing a sustainable fulfilling lifestyle, and maximising sea-views. The pavilions are linked, forming a protecting backing to the central area – the ‘campsite heart’ – as a gathering area, providing comfort, protection and reference to the land and activities. Main pavilion invitations relaxation and nourishment, raised to grasp the coastal islands. Adjacent is that the protecting sleeping pavilion being adaptable for experiencing the atmosphere of the campsite and outlook; or being closed off for privacy.

The Form:

Aotearoa, “the land of the long white cloud” is mirrored in horizontal roof forms gently lifting in flight, gently skimming the land, masts tensioning the wings.


Sliding glass doors enhance the areas for gap up, experiencing, connecting. There’s no holding back, simply feeling what’s – ocean breezes, reflections and sea-change personalities, moonlight and sun; while being secure from storms. Polished concrete aggregates, texture and patterning – contrasting, solidity and enduring. Neutral interiors give an inviting backdrop, native timbers salvaged from the seashore, eclectic collections personalising and connecting to the center. Splashes of red – from New Zealand’s native pacific pohutukawa tree – represents the Christmas flower of joy and celebration – a shopper favorite.

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