United States Manufacturers: Benjamin Moore, Crate & Barrel, Stone Source, West Elm, Arroyo Craftsman, Crawford & Associates Engineering, Devonian Stone, Gallant and Jones, Harley’s on Beverly, Jon Howell Antiques, Perennials Inc, Schuco, Scott Swimming Pools, Tommy Bahama Crawford & Associates Engineering ArchDaily Lazy Bear Pool House / BarlisWedlick “COPY” Save this picture!© Reto GuntliCurated by Paula Pintos Share General Contractor: Lazy Bear Pool House / BarlisWedlickSave this projectSaveLazy Bear Pool House / BarlisWedlick CopyHouses•Old Chatham, United States Photographs: Reto Guntli Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Architects: BarlisWedlick Area Area of this architecture project James Romanchuk & Son “COPY” Year: Structural Engineer: ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/961128/lazy-bear-pool-house-barliswedlick Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/961128/lazy-bear-pool-house-barliswedlick Clipboard Area: 2750 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Houses 2014 MEP: Passive House Consultant:Levy ParnershipCity:Old ChathamCountry:United StatesMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Reto GuntliRecommended ProductsPlastics / FibersRodecaTranslucent Building ElementsMetallicsStudcoWall Stop Ends – EzyCapWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesText description provided by the architects. The 2,750 sq ft Lazy Bear Poolhouse by BarlisWedlick is located on a 115-acre estate in the Catskill Mountains. A modern twist on traditional rustic architecture, the pool house – which houses a 54-foot-long pool – is an extension of the property’s main house accessible by a passageway constructed partially underground.Save this picture!© Reto GuntliBuilt with Passive House principles, the larger-than-life pool house features 18-foot-tall triple-glazed windows constructed along the pool’s west side to maximize sunlight. The underground passageway also allows an airtight entry, which creates an 88-degree indoor temperature all year round.Save this picture!© Reto GuntliSave this picture!© Reto GuntliVentilation from the ceiling prevents the glass from fogging up from the warm climate. BarlisWedlick intentionally designed the pool house in a different architectural style than the main house, noting that because of its unique size, a matching style would have compromised its proportions.Save this picture!© Reto GuntliSave this picture!© Reto GuntliSave this picture!© Reto GuntliOver time, the agricultural-style structure with a standing-seam gabled roof and two-toned board-and-batten siding will appear to look ‘older’ than the main house. Four tree-trunk columns run the length of the pool anchoring the structure’s nature-centric look, while white birch logs cover the walls. A leaf-patterned Paul Frankl upholstered sofa and forest-inspired wallpaper further add to the building’s feel of tropical escapism.Save this picture!© Reto GuntliProject gallerySee allShow lessStone Lodges Private Residences / EarthitectsSelected ProjectsChip&Chop House / David Ruiz MolinaSelected Projects Share Peterson Engineering Group Projects Photographs CopyAbout this officeBarlisWedlickOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesOn FacebookOld ChathamUnited StatesPublished on May 05, 2021Cite: “Lazy Bear Pool House / BarlisWedlick” 05 May 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021.