architectscubed inc


Located on the West Coast of Barbados, the conceptual simplicity and the architectural language characterizing 'Shoestring' are an unmistakable response to historically prevalent local typological circumstances. Set against a backdrop of towering trees and aquamarine sea, the composition of this single-family beach house celebrates Barbados' vernacular wooden Chattel house by placing it on an elevated masonry ground plane while preserving the layers of privacy, typical in this iconic typology.