Architensions has designed tiny Writing Pavilion for a couple of writers. Located in their lush and protected garden in Brooklyn, NY, USA, the cabin clad in black stained cedar measures only 50ft² (4.6m²).
Nested on a concrete plinth, the pavilion employs the use of black stained cedar for the exterior cladding and natural pine plywood for the interior. The pavilion’s sectional shape acts as a device to bring natural light inside, and induces optimal conditions for the human eye. The room is minimally furnished with a chair and a folding writing table; the warm interior wood becomes the unifying element between interior and exterior. The roof is conceived as a large sloped light well porous towards the trees and the sky; one elevation is dominated by a large opening looking out toward the garden. The specific phenomenological conditions of this retreat space make ideas come to life through a synthesis of material and spatial imagination.
Photographs by Cameron Blaylock
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