The new White Beach Golf Clubhouse needed to be a modest landmark in nature, marking the site as it sits quite by oneself without competitors in view. Conveniently located between the parking lot and range area, the building had to be designed with two main facades with distinct purposes. Firstly the view from the street to invite people in and on the opposite side the view from golf course to represent “home”.
The solution was the elongated shape, which gives the opportunity to have an open restaurant space trough the building extending to both main facades. The entrances from parking and from the golf course are located in the center of both long facades and give the building a central axis. Functions are then divided to open space of restaurant, shop and administrator in the east side versus a more private area (changing rooms, sauna, small office and a garage) in the west side.
The whole building volume is as carved from a single white cuboid block with wooden core. This cut forms an awning and elevated deck around the restaurant and blends to form a terrace on the golf course side of the building. This placement allows for wide views to the golf course and protects the terrace from the sea winds. The recessed facades are finished with wood and glass faces to emphasize the public spaces inside and give plenty of natural light to the interior.