House with Villa Silhouette in Lyttleton

House with Villa Silhouette, Lyttleton Building, New Zealand Architecture, Images

House with Villa Silhouette in Lyttleton

NZ South Island Building: New Property – design by Irving Smith Architects

18 May 2016

House with Villa Silhouette

Design: Irving Smith Architects

Location: Lyttleton, South Island, New Zealand

House with Villa Silhouette

House with Villa Silhouette

A house after the quakes. One creative home comes down, another goes up, the new silhouetting the old, reminding, resettling. But where the villa sat square and inward, the new layers out across the southern view, shaping to the silhouette for light, and framing a greater appreciation of the everyday. Post quake, daily querks and small things have renewed interest : hanging a pot plant, drying a wetsuit, following cat-tracks…

House with Villa Silhouette

House with Villa Silhouette

House with Villa Silhouette House with Villa Silhouette

Life goes on, remaining (like Lyttleton) modest, informal, busy, and full of the same eclectic furniture and stories as before… but represented and ready for more.

House with Villa Silhouette

House with Villa Silhouette

House with Villa Silhouette

House with Villa Silhouette

House with Villa Silhouette in Lyttleton images / information from Irving Smith Architects

Location:Lyttleton, New Zealand ‘