Dream/Dive Platform / Studio North

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  • Architects: Studio North
  • Location: Bobs Lake, Ontario K0H, Canada
  • Architect In Charge: Matthew Kennedy, Mark Erickson
  • Area: 64.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2015
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From the architect. Your environment can shape the way you think. Whether you’re a child or an adult, spaces can engage your imagination, broaden your mind and excite your spirit. This dreaming platform was a collaborative weekend project at the family cottage. The screened in hut is the new favourite spot for star gazing on beautiful summer nights and the cantilevered diving platform replaces the need for coffee in the morning!

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The dreaming platform is constructed of salvaged materials from under the deck, supplemented with 2x4’s from the local hardware store. The basic form is a result of available materials and tools. The structure is stripped down to its essentials to support two elemental functions, sleeping and

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. A simple waxed canvas is unrolled over the hut for when the weather gets gnarly!

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