Family Holiday House
The client was looking to have a kind of retreat where they could enjoy the Arabian horse beauty and take in the lake views as if in a lofty sanctuary away from the noise and busy city life giving more calm time for exploring the senses. The overall design focuses on ways to make a single space where the design details can complement the function and eliminating any surplus furnishing which would clutter of the space.
UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Located in Alwafra agriculture city, this 180 sqm getaway is a gathering place for an Arabian horse lover family. The client want to have a space that respect the existing site and landscape conditions. A place to relax surrounded by olive, palm trees and desert landscaping. The internal space covers an area of 105 sqm, with concrete flooring,a white ceiling and custom-made teak wooden doors. The large windows and door openings which capture the greatness of the surrounding views and lights.
OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
Project started in January 2015 in Wafra, Kuwait and finished in May 2015
FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Architecture, Building and Structure Design
PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
Steel structure roof frame covered with side cement boards.
SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
Building a composite steel and concert structure above an existing artificial lake with very bad soil conditions was the hardest part.
TEAM MEMBERS (3) :
Architect: Fahad AlHumaidi, Interior Designe: Noura Alshammari and Structure Design: Jamal Gamber