Bath Room and Full Shower The cedar plywood paneling used throughout the project adds a mellow quality to the light. The dropped fiberglass screen recalls an outdoor shower, but also provides privacy.

The materials were chosen for their texture, weathering characteristics, durability, and organic appearance — while fiberglass may not actually be natural, says architect Lance Herbst, the type used here, with its visible fibers, has a natural quality.

The basin is Metrix, and the shower curtain by Catherine David.  Photo 2 of 7 in Off-the-Grid Island House in New Zealand Connects with the Outdoors