This small beach house is designed for true indoor/outdoor living

This small beach house is designed for true indoor/outdoor living

Photography by Willem Rethmeier

 

Renato D’Ettorre Architects have designed a small one bedroom beach house, located on a remote island in Far North Queensland, Australia.

 

This small beach house is designed for true indoor/outdoor living

Photography by Willem Rethmeier

The home is just 100 square meters (about 1100 square feet), and includes a living area, dining area, kitchen, one bedroom and bathroom.

This small beach house is designed for true indoor/outdoor living

Photography by Willem Rethmeier

Due to the warm temperatures in the area, the home completely opens up, allowing for the breeze to flow through the home.

This small beach house is designed for true indoor/outdoor living

Photography by Willem Rethmeier

The rooftop has been designed in an almost lantern-like shape, which helps with outward circulation of hot air, and ventilation when the home is closed up for protection against the elements.

This small beach house is designed for true indoor/outdoor living

Photography by Willem Rethmeier

Just a glimpse of the view from the living area.

This small beach house is designed for true indoor/outdoor living

Photography by Willem Rethmeier

The interiors are mostly white and wood, with pops of yellow and blue.

This small beach house is designed for true indoor/outdoor living

Photography by Willem Rethmeier

The kitchen, simple in its design, features the same wood as the rest of the home.

This small beach house is designed for true indoor/outdoor living

Photography by Willem Rethmeier

The positioning of the bedroom lets you lie in bed and enjoy the view.

This small beach house is designed for true indoor/outdoor living

Photography by Willem Rethmeier

This small beach house is designed for true indoor/outdoor living

Photography by Willem Rethmeier

The bathroom is located behind the kitchen, and just off to the side of the bedroom.

This small beach house is designed for true indoor/outdoor living

Photography by Willem Rethmeier

In the bathroom, the toilet which is closed off from the elements, receives lots of natural light from the windows.

This small beach house is designed for true indoor/outdoor living

Photography by Willem Rethmeier

The rest of the bathroom is open to the outdoors.

This small beach house is designed for true indoor/outdoor living

Photography by Willem Rethmeier

This bathroom is not for the shy…

This small beach house is designed for true indoor/outdoor living

Photography by Willem Rethmeier

This small beach house is designed for true indoor/outdoor living

Photography by Willem Rethmeier

An outdoor shower is ideal for rinsing off after ocean swimming.

This small beach house is designed for true indoor/outdoor living

Photography by Willem Rethmeier

This is what the home looks like when it is closed up.

This small beach house is designed for true indoor/outdoor living

Photography by Willem Rethmeier

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