David Mikhail Architects
David Mikhail Architects has designed this newbuild house in Tobago for a site overlooking the remote Parlatuvier Bay. Since the area is prone to flooding, the house sits on a plinth of gabions, supporting a concrete floor with terrazzo screed throughout. The bedrooms are arranged linearly on the first floor, which is clad in screens of bamboo woven around thin stainless steel frames. Two single-storey ground floor wings, also clad in wood and bamboo to provide various degrees of transparency, will create a swimming pool area and a kitchen and dining block.