Owers House

Owers House

Architect
John Pardey Architects
Location
Falmouth, United States
Project Year
2013
Category
Private Houses

Owers House

John Pardey Architects as Architects

Sitting on the banks of the Falmouth estuary, the site faces west with views south towards the sea. Immediately below the site lies the Grade II listed house ‘Creek Vean’ designed by Norman Foster and Richard Rogers, built in 1966 and perhaps the finest house built in the 1960s in England. The design takes a cue from Creek Vean in splitting the house into two distinct elements – a bedroom/study wing that sits along the contours, and a living wing that runs against the slope. A bridge provides access into glazed hallway between these two forms. The living room wing projects out into the site in a dramatic cantilever above the dropping site - so that the living room gains fabulous views out across the estuary.

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