Residential Design

Vol. 3, 2017

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D AB explains. "We tried to minimize the need for artificial light as much as possible. All materials we used are low- or no-VOC. "It's a very modest house done on a very modest budget," she adds. "But it really fits our clients' lives and their personalities. It's much healthier for their family, and it feels more private than their last house did. They really enjoy the inside and outside experience much more than they did before. And they're always texting us about how much they love the light in the house." At night, that light glows from inside the building, and the earthy shell seem- ingly floats above the pale-colored base. Although it appears white from a distance, the brick base is actually a very light blue. It's a special shade that some say repels spiders. "They think it's the sky, so they stay away," says Marlon. Down is up, up is down, and a market-rate suburban house becomes architecture. Graphic House FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. ARCHITECT: Marlon Blackwell, FAIA, Marlon Blackwell Architects, Fayetteville, Ark., principal in charge; Meryati Johari Blackwell, AIA, ASID, LEED AP, project architect; Bradford Payne, Assoc. AIA, project manager BUILDER: Michael Ames, Blessings Construction, Fayetteville I RIOR D R: Meryati Johari Blackwell LA DSCAPE ARCHITECT: Carl Smith, associate professor of landscape architecture, University of Arkansas Fay Jones School of Architecture + Design, Fayetteville PROJECT SIZE: 2,598 square feet SITE SIZE: .37 acre CO STRUCTIO OST: $185 a square foot PHOTOGRAPHY: Timothy Hursley KEY PRODUCTS WI DOWS/GLAZI G/DOORS: Kawneer, Trulite DOOR HARDWARE: Kwikset CABI T HARDWARE: Emtek CABI TRY: Custom COU RTOPS: Caesarstone KIT PLIA Bosch KIT AUCETS: Moen KIT Kohler BATH FIXTURES: Kohler SECO DARY FAUCETS: Moen TOILETS: American Standard TILE: American Olean OTHER APPLIA GE LIGHTI G: Pablo, Moooi, Artemide HVAC: Rheem GI ERED LUMBER: Boise Cascade SHEATHI G: Georgia-Pacific U DERLAYM : GCP Tri-Flex PAI S/STAI S: Sherwin-Williams, Penofin Verde Left: All major rooms open to the private backyard. 74 RESIDENTIALDESIGNMAGAZINE.COM VOL. 3, 2017

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