A Shed by the Stream

by Pinky
(CA)

The shed by the stream

The shed by the stream

A shed covered by an overarching curve that pays tribute to the meandering stream along whose banks it calls home.




The shed serves a studio or study space with an open porch that is covered by the eave of the sweeping prefab curve that is part wall and part roof. A folding door from the shed to the porch can be opened completely leading to a larger extended space. Glass and adjustable louvered operating windows have been extensively used here to get maximum light and ventilation. The louvered panels around the sliding window can be moved or adjusted depending on the season. This shed although shown by a stream in the views submitted, can be installed in any location that highlights the curved roof.



The shed can be used as a weekend fishing retreat, an artists studio, a children’s playhouse, or simply a cabin in the woods. Imagine yourself with a book, relaxing on the porch on a daybed waiting for a fish to bite. Walden Pond anyone?

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Great..!!!!
by: Anonymous

Shed with Stream concept is really great.

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I love fishing
by: Anonymous

Love to go fishing there!! Wonderful creativity!
Fine artist is what I see..keep up the good work!-tt

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cool.
by: Renjith

Pls save one unit for me. The down payment is on its way.......... cheers

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This is beautiful!
by: Shari

Shed isn't even the right word to describe it! How beautiful and peaceful!

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Beautiful
by: Anonymous

This design is just beautiful. It is like a dream house.

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Fantastic!
by: Eric

When can I move in???

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Very Unique Design !!
by: Antony Pulicken

Very Unique Design !!

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A Shed by the Stream
by: Avarachan

Very beautiful design. Should with stand the effect of wind. Excellent for fishing and parking of boats.

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Re: Floating
by: Pinky

This Porch shed is not floating in the water.It's in the land as you see in the farther right facing the stream. I had shown an enlarged detail of the same shed.
P.S - it's done in Sketchup.

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floating?
by: Anonymous

How do you intend to make these buildings float?

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Trying too hard
by: Anonymous

This design is trying too hard to be modern and has limited structural integrity. Options for customization and differentiation could have been explored to add richness to each owners experience.

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Restricted market!!
by: Anonymous

This looks WAY to modern to fit into most realistic gardens, not to mention that not everyone has a "stream" at the bottom of their garden. Surely, this factor alone restricts the market for which it would be aimed. Perhaps something more mainstream with a design to suit almost anyone would be better persued, rather than a couple of homes with perhaps access to water.
With regards to comments listed from other people about storing fishing items, surely this would just create a very smelly unpleasant cubbyhole. Not my idea of somewhere nice to relax!!!

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Little strange
by: Sally

It's good work, but it still looks a little strange for the nature....and big

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Nice roof
by: Mary John

The roof design ia highly appraciable.The idea of fishing shed(multipurpose)is really cool.Another good work from a highly innovative mind.Best of luck Pinky.Hope you do well at the competition.

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EXCELLENT
by: ABARAHM

I AM IN THE POOL AND IN THE SHED

GOOD IDEA

KEEP WORKING

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Great Work
by: Prince

The thought of innovation is always encouraging.It looks really beautiful by the nature. Well Done

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i just loved it!!!!!
by: elizabeth

rally good work on this design too pinky... nice thought!!!

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Beautiful
by: Anonymous

very beautiful...

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Beautiful and Serene
by: george

As an avid fisherman - this would be my dream spot. Usually, I have to haul all my gear and have no place to setup. This is both aesthetically pleasing and absolutely utilitarian. I only have to worry about the fish biting. In regards to the previous poster's comment regarding wind-lift. I think the designer mentioned using prefab construction. I'm sure there are structural engineers who will attest to this shed being structurally sound. If you look at the bridges by Calatrava or any of Gehry's work - you know that just because it looks surreal, doesn't mean it cannot be made. Great work by this contestant.

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roof structure?
by: Anonymous

I wouldnt think such a thin roof stucture would be possible at that span?

what about wind uplift?

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Cool Aesthetic
by: Anonymous

I really like the curvature of the roof. The colors make a good foundation for any sort of decor. I would love to go here for a little privacy and communing with nature!

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Relaxing
by: Anonymous

I really like the cut. Looks very contemporary.

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Beautiful Design
by: sheeba

Perfect place for fishing

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Original
by: Amy

I found the design very original. The curved roof is an interesting detail, which adds to the sheds location (by the stream. Large windows allow sunlight to come in and good air circulation.

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kewl
by: Priya Koratkar

Simple,Symbolic and sleek,,very nice work!

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cool!
by: merin

All architecture is shelter, all great architecture is the design of space that contains, cuddles, exalts, or stimulates the persons in that space. Great work

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Arc is the trend
by: Ramesh, Calicut

I really liked the arc and that has blended well with the rest of the decor. Ideal concept for reading place

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Nice roof
by: Anonymous

Nice curved roof gives this a unique look. Also like the expandable idea

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magnum opus
by: Ouseph

aesthetic work...especially the curved roof..!!

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Great form-awesome place to be"
by: Joseph Michael Jose

I can imagine myself to be here.This will be a perfect weekend fishing retreat.
Awesome Presentation.Gr8 going!
wish u good luck.

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gud wrk
by: Anonymous

gud wrk...pinky....keep it up

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Awesome Concept!! Amazing idea..
by: Anil Emmanuel

This would be perfect place to relax after a tough week's work..

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Loved the idea of Openness.
by: Claire

I like the idea of openness in this shed, feels like nature is invited into ur area.
Nicely done,keep it up.

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Love the appearance!
by: Anonymous


The curves are fantastic. You have put forth a beautiful serene scenario. Makes me want to be there right now!

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what curves!
by: Anon E. Moss

curves pay tribute to curves. arch!

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Great Design
by: Tom

I would love to be in one of those!

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Great Design!
by: Anonymous

It would be a good idea for Resorts that have a stream in then to build such sheds...It would be romantic ....

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genius!
by: mary

great designs come from genius and hardworking people

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Romantic place to be
by: Abeeshya

when i see your design it reminds me of DAFFODILS by wordsworth..Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.great work

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in perfect harmony with nature
by: tiya

it was really splendid idea,especially for someone like me who loves fishing,only great architects can think of such a good design,awesome Pinky

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TOGETHER WITH NATURE
by: MEERA Jacob

GREAT WORK ms JOB,wished i had something of this kind in my place,really great idea.

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GOOD
by: Treesa Theresa Job

Great piece of work,,

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a shed by the stream
by: lata titus

that's a really good design

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Hi
by: Anonymous

Very nice shed.

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HI
by: Aurel

Love the water view.

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beautiful
by: Santhy

A wonderful space has been created blending perfectly with the nature...

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Marvellous
by: Cicily


I wish I could be there, me and my solitude.

Cicily.

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NICE
by: ROOPA

LOOKS GREAT

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Awesome Place
by: Jerry

This is by far the best entry

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Leisurely
by: John

This is a great shed for a leisurely vacation. The design optimizes viewing opportunities of the stream and the woodsy surroundings. It can serve as a luxury camping shed.

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awesome
by: Rovan Carlsburg

I am fascinated by the details and the design.. if you don't mind can i get your contact details.?

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good work.
by: RK

The distinctive curved roof without hindering the splendid views should be appreciated...good work.

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Love the overarch idea!
by: James

Great idea. I love the idea of the arch covering the patio. Looks very natural.

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Like the form
by: Anonymous

Like the form here. Blending well with nature.

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