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Best House 2012: House at Bogwest

  • Architect:
    Steve Larkin Architects
  • Award Type:
    Best House 2012
  • Location: Connacht
House at Bogwest

Citation

This is an essay on the possibilities of the individual house in the landscape.  It establishes a walled garden enjoyed and accessed by the bedrooms at the lower level.  The floor above is then freed to create a complex dialogue between the release of views outward over the land and the introvertive pleasures of volume, enclosure and diffuse rooflight. Opes are tellingly formed and positioned. Materials are of superb quality, immaculately detailed and constructed.