Half-Sunk Into a Harsh Landscape Overlooking the North Sea: The Dune House

03 May of 2015 by

Located on the island of Terschelling in the Netherlands, Dune House by Marc Koehler Architects rises over the harsh terrain, offering views of the North Sea. Its shape is resembled by the architects with that of a wooden diamond, experienced differently as the visual perspective shifts: “The forces of nature prevalent in the environment – the sea, the sunlight and the local wind patterns – determine the design in such a way as if they themselves had sculpted the house. It is above all a very contextual design and for this reason every material was chosen after close examination of the colors and textures found in the environment.”Step inside and you will discover a surprising array of interiors, where curious shapes are well emphasized by an abundance of natural light: “The loft-like house recreates the experience of having a walk on the dunes in its interior as a spiraling promenade

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