Artist's Island Inspiration

architects Saunders Architecture
project Artist's Studios, Fogo Island, Newfoundland, Canada
written by Will Jones


Standing in stark isolation, buffeted by wind and waves roaring in from the North Atlantic Ocean, a striking rectilinear building juts out from the rocky coastline. The precise lines and angles of the structure are utterly opposed to the wave-worn geology that surrounds it. The contrast is immediate and as such enlivening, exciting and intriguing.