House of a Hermit

Heerenduin

An idea exercise to consider qualities and aspects of a house designed for a Hermit –  an introvert with primary interest in privacy, seclusion and security. The approach starts with a simple concrete bunker with a defensive profile and limited views.  Inspiration is drawn from spiral shells, mushrooms, bunkers and lighthouses. The project initiated greater examination into concrete as a building material best suited for concealment and construction below grade. Ideas of privacy and security are integral to every house design.

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This post is a counterpart to House of an Extravert.