Designed to fit in a coastal context this beachfront home is designed to maximise views yet provide comfortable outdoor spaces that can still be used when the sea breeze makes it's presence felt. The plan surrounds a central north facing pool with bedroom wings clearly defined at each end. The roof form responds dynamically to the sea, while the darker exterior tones with the beachfront Pohutakawa. The coastal tradition of weatherboards is observed with stone anchor points at entry and chimneys either end. A living wall softens the road facade, while louvered elements filter sun and privacy.