Dome House

Location: Picton, Mt Pleasant
Designer: Klaus Todt
Photos by: Tim Cuff, Living Design
Architect: Simone Wenk, Architecture Studio Mapua
Kitset: Solaleya from France
Dome house study area wall drawer open
Staircase

The Approach

This unique offgrid home in Mt. Pleasant, NZ needed a unique kitchen to match. The house was a kit-set dome that could rotate to be turned towards or away from the sun. The brief was to create a kitchen that does not look like a kitchen.

We created a space where everything could be closed off and hidden.  The sink and cupboards along the back wall were enclosed by Hawa Concepta doors that were both bi-fold and retracting.  The countertop was finished off with a delicate 5mm stainless steel. On the island, the 2.5m solid maple benchtop slid back to reveal the cooktop.  The black cabinets were made using Nextel super matte lacquer system, adn carried through to the bathroom vanity.

We also designed and constructed the beautiful solid walnut staircase, surrounded with perfectly aligned intricate wallpaper and cabinetry.

“Modern Malborough kitchen in a dome house. Handcrafted kitchen and interior joinery.”

Dome house stair case side angle
Dome house stair case side angle
Dome Exterior
Dome Landscape
Staircase
Dome Exterior