UNION PIER RETREAT
This summer retreat is comprised of a three part ensemble: a renovated summer house, a pool house, and a garage with bunk room above.The project is united by common roof slopes, wall and roof materials, a swimming pool, courtyards, and a cross axis marked by blue doors and polycarbonate canopies.
The metal clad volumes orient to a recreational area which includes swimming, fire watching, swinging and volleyball. The landscape is a Lake Michigan beach installation and the pool is part hot tub, lap pool, and rafting rapids. Modest but artfully used materials are employed to create an enjoyable weekend respite.
Association of Licensed Architects (ALA) Silver AwardUNION PIER RETREAT