Bonaire House, Caribbean Residential Development, Netherlands Antilles Property, New Architecture

Bonaire House, Netherlands Antilles

Caribbean Residence, Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles design by Silberstein Architecture

1 Jun + 30 May 2014

Location: Bonaire, North of Venezuela (Municipality of the Netherlands)

Design: Silberstein Architecture

Bonaire House 1

image courtesy of architects practice

Caribbean Residence

3 bedrooms, each, with their own private bathroom, one bedroom with its own private bathroom accessible from the exterior of the house, a study/TV room also with its own full bath to allow for future conversion into bedroom, living room, diningroom, kitchen , one car garage, a pool, spa and dock for boats and jet skis.

The 1/3 acre site lies at end of a cul-de-sac and is sandwiched between two double story residences. The depth of the property runs northeast to southwest, perfectly aligned with the local trade winds.

Bonaire House 2

The outline of the house and location of rooms are influenced by: the close proximity of adjacent homes, predominant wind direction, and water views.

Bonaire House 3

48 photovoltaic panels power all lighting & 1 A/C compressor
Solar water heater provides 100% heating for pool
Back up batteries store energy from photovoltaic panels 3 hour capacity.
Underground cistern stores rain water for irrigation
Split system A/C reduces energy consumption by allowing
Double insulated glazing.
House is aligned with local trade winds to create a cross breeze effect.

Bonaire House 4

Bonaire House – Building Information

Type of Project: Residential
Location: Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles
Date Completed: Mar 2011

Bonaire House 5

Type of Construction
Exterior Walls: Reinforced Concrete & float finish stucco
Interior Walls: Masonry & Plaster
Flat Roof: Poured in place concrete
Shed roof: Cold rolled steel framing covered with corrugated metal panels
Ceiling Finish: T & G Teak
Flooring: Limestone

Bonaire House images / information from Silberstein Architecture

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