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      Portable beach house - The Whangapoua Sled House is a clever little portable beach hut designed by Crosson Clarke Carnachan Architects. The hut is situated on the shore of an idyllic white sanded beach in New Zealand’s Coromandel Peninsula. Designed to close up against the elements, the hut measures a mere 40 square metres and rests on two thick wooden ‘sleds’ that allow it to be shifted around the beach front section. This innovative portability is a response to the ever changing la

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    The finished product!

    Three of my favorite details of the new design are captured here: the new house numbers (which are 8" tall and lit with a spotlight at night), the Ipê wood siding, and the custom raw steel planters.

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