Residential Design

VOL.4. 2018

A business-to-business magazine focused on the collaborative process and talented work of residential architects and custom homebuilders.

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as green power, and then you use their coal-powered energy." Heating is not a big burden in At- lanta's moderate climate, but cooling is. And that's where Bob's siting strate- gies for passive solar are really the best defense. Luckily, the back of the house and its prime views face east. The street side bears the brunt of the hot western sun and is therefore much stingier with glazing. Those second-floor clerestory windows are tucked under generous overhangs. Deep overhangs also shade glazing from the south sun in summer months but allow it to penetrate princi- pal rooms in winter. Unlike its predecessor, this is the family house that can pass to the next generation without suffering stylis- tic and functional obsolescence. The majestic silver maple will reach its broad branches from parents to children and to their children to come, holding everyone in a warm, protective embrace, roots planted lovingly and firmly in this solid ground.—S. Claire Conroy Hillside House Marietta, Ga. ARCHITECT: Robert M. Cain, FAIA, principal in charge; Carmen P. Stan, AIA, project architect, Robert M. Cain Architect, Atlanta BUILDER: Robert Soens, Pinnacle Custom Builders, Decatur, Ga. LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: Peter Frawley, Frawley Associates LLC, Atlanta STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING: Michael Quinn, P.E., Michael Quinn & Associates, P.C., Norcross, Ga.; and Jack L. Bell, P.E., Alpharetta, Ga. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING: Don Easson, P.E., CoastalGEO, Bluffton, S.C. PROJECT SIZE: 6,950 square feet SITE SIZE: 1.4 acres CONSTRUCTION COST: Withheld PHOTOGRAPHY: Fredrik Brauer, Artem Akimov, as noted KEY PRODUCTS WINDOWS: Quantum Windows & Doors (custom hardware designed by Robert M. Cain Architect) CLADDING: Thermally modified Cambia Wood ROOFING: TPO ROOF WINDOWS: Velux THERMAL/MOISTURE BARRIERS/ UNDERLAYMENT/SHEATHING: ZIP System, AdvanTech subfloor HVAC: ClimateMaster Geothermal Heating and Cooling System, Unico System VENTILATION: RenewAire ERVs (kitchen and bathrooms) KITCHEN COUNTERS: Silestone TILE: Porcelanosa HARDWARE, PASSAGE DOOR AND CABINETRY: Linnea KITCHEN APPLIANCES: Thermador BUILT-IN COFFEE MAKER: Bosch WATER FILTRATION: Pentair Everpure OUTDOOR APPLIANCES: DCS grill, Uline undercounter refrigerator FAUCETS: Hansgrohe, Kohler, Duravit LIGHTING: Bega, Edge, Dabmar, Lithonia, Swivelier LIGHTING AND SHADE CONTROL: Lutron SAUNA: Finlandia PAINTS/STAINS: Sherwin-Williams, Minwax, Messmer's, Sikkens 58 RESIDENTIALDESIGNMAGA ZINE.COM VOL. 4, 2018 DESIGN LAB OUTER LIMITS

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