Eagle nests swaying on a sea of grass: a new vision for New Zealand's coastal future
Eagle nests swaying on a sea of grass: a new vision for New Zealand's coastal future

Small cabins that resemble eagle nests or small boats swaying on a bed of grass is the poetic proposal by Cheshire Architects, which seeks to give new meaning to New Zealand's coastline at risk of extremely high housing density

Off-grid, self-contained wooden cabins poetically resemble eagle nests. The project, by Cherishire Architects is located near Kaiwaka, and is designed as an act of protest against the excessive future densification to which this part of New Zealand will be subject

Eagle nests swaying on a sea of grass: a new vision for New Zealand's coastal future

The purpose of these small wooden buildings is to subvert the language of architecture by proposing something different. The cabins have no doors, the entrance is made by climbing on the boulders or entering through the windows. It is an extremely poetic architecture that evokes the image of small boats swaying on the sea

Eagle nests swaying on a sea of grass: a new vision for New Zealand's coastal future

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