Unusual Architecture + [USA]

The Semicircular House (Ocean Coast)

Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Island

The roundish form of the house is accurately entered in a landscape, having settled down on the leeward rock cut by inflow and gales.

The architectural project by Lindsay Brown Studio on Santa Cruz Island has been inspired by passion of the client to swimming that was reflected on quite utilitarian design elements. The design should be especially steady and resist to the big loadings as the unusual house is constantly subject to gale-force winds.

Unusual House on Santa Cruz Island

Unusual House
Utilitarian Design
Unusual House Interior

The house is self-sufficient, making for itself electric energy. Glasses are protected by special screens. The unusual planishing gives the chance to inhabitants of the house to co-operate with each other and the nature.