Auckland-based architects Crosson Clarke Carnachan "portable" bach house on a steel sled. Located in an erosion zone on the Coromandel Peninsula, where houses must be mobile, "the house is a response to the ever-changing landscape that lines the beachfront in this coastal erosion zone," the architects say. To see more of the firm's work, go to Crosson Clarke Carnachan. From Remodelista.
New Zealanders call them "baches"; small, simple wood vacation houses for no-frills holidays by the sea. One definition of a bach is "something you built yourself, on land you don't own, out of materials you borrowed or stole."
Sandy Beach House The Whangapoua Sled House is located near the shores of the Coromandel Peninsula in New Zeeland. It was built by Ken Crosson of Crosson Clarke Carnachan Architects. The house has large glass doors, a retractable folding door which exposes the second floor and lots of shelving on the walls. On the first floor there’s a small dining area and a kitchen and a separate room features three bunk beds.