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The Barnacle: A bit like camping, but much, much better.
Living in Style: Architecture + Interiors
  • Chris Knapp, Bond University
Date of this Version
1-1-2015
Document Type
Book Chapter
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Knapp, C. (2014). The Barnacle: A bit like camping, but much, much better. In C. van Uffelen, Living in Style: Architecture + Interiors (pp. 46-49). Switzerland: Braun Publishing AG.

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ISBN
9783037681770
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Abstract

The Barnacle is a compact extension to an existing residence, programmed to provide space for sleeping, bathing, writing, and sitting in the winter sun. The project is designed to deliver a maximum of experience within limiting constraints. Woking the sensation of camping, or berthing in the belly of a yacht, the project requires active participation by the occupant to open, close, and adjust built-in elements to control light, privacy, storage, and ventilation. A built-in bed with concealed lighting hovers in the center of the space, around which a hoop-pine wrapper of storage, desk space, and framed views are orchestrated. The palette of materials includes copper cladding, glass, hoop pine plywood, and Australian cypress. The result is a small extension to an existing holiday house that creates an additional private sleeping and living space for guests.

Citation Information
Chris Knapp. "The Barnacle: A bit like camping, but much, much better." SwitzerlandLiving in Style: Architecture + Interiors (2015) p. 46 - 49
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/chris_knapp/10/