Join me for a client meeting and site visit to a very special location on a small island miles off the coast of Maine. Together we walk the site, sketch and discuss the strategies for building in such a pristine environment. You’ll hear the questions I ask, the ensuing discussions and discover the ideas that shape the design process and ultimately our architecture. And, perhaps surprisingly, it’s more than just a solving of functional problems.
This is a wide-ranging discussion that questions local architecture and building traditions, how to design for experience, and covers everything from the mundane and practical to the conceptual.
This is a side of the architectural design process rarely seen.
Timestamps to help you navigate:
0:40 The place + getting to the island
1:51 Site #1, Client Discussion + Questions
3:48 Sketching ideas
5:20 Site #2/3
6:14 Client Discussion + More Questions (program, layout, materials…)
13:03 Emerging themes
14:40 Pure gold…you stuck around for this bit, right?
This edit was just a small excerpt from our meeting that day and meant to give a flavor for what these discussions cover. If you’d like to see more unedited footage, consider becoming a member: http://thirtybyforty.com/membership
In the member-only community, I post private video footage that I couldn’t include in the final cut you see here.
Cheers my friends…we’ll see you again next time!
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