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Super Sexy Holiday House Really Works the Fishnet Look

The Dutch island of Texel, according to Benthem Crouwel Architects, is known "as an island of sheep and fishermen"—or so that's their excuse for utterly coating a vacation house in fishing nets. Designed to mimic a schapenboeten, a traditional storage shed, the architects here added a touch of modernity with sprayed rubber and polychromatic versions of the stuff oft reserved for the gams of burlesque performers and mall goths. There are other contemporary features, too: a skylight above the lofted bedroom, through which one "glimpses the endless sky," according to the archibabble, a glass façade wherein the "inside and outside seem to merge," and an interior that's "functional and light," essentially little more than a studio. Have a look.

· Rubber Holiday Home / Benthem Crouwel Architects [Arch Daily]