Trish House Yalding by Matthew Heywood

Completed in May 2013, Trish House Yalding was designed by Matthew Heywood, and it is located in Yalding, Kent, England. The home’s interior is decorated in pale tones, giving it an air of peaceful calm. The building’s structure is composed to reflect the surrounding woodland with the raking columns representing the irregular angles of tree trunks and branches. Large expanses of glass fill the gaps between the structure and allow you to appreciate the landscape and setting as if you were peering out from between the trunks and branches of the trees. The traditional Kentish black and white weatherboarding represents the foliage wrapping the building and enclosing the spaces within. In contrast to the surrounding nature, the form and lines of the house are intentionally very geometric and crisp, creating a dialogue between the organic woodland and the modernist box.