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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blue, handmade ceramic tiles provide some reflectivity, a sense of scale, and a pop of color against the wood wall and white-painted cabinets. One of the strengths of the overall design is its strategic transparency, which sets up a nuanced relationship with the landscape. "We've discovered that creating a sense of place doesn't always require a heavy hand," Noah says. And if this house has a big idea, it's that simple is not a style, but a state of harmony. "The best compliment we heard after it was complete was that they use the whole house," he says. "They're often outdoors, hanging out on the terrace or down in the meadow. The house sets up how to live on the site, and it's great to hear that's how they're using it."—Cheryl Weber North Penn Residence Indianapolis ARCHITECT: Deborah Berke, FAIA, principal; Noah Biklen, AIA, principal in charge; Marc Leff, AIA, Shuning Zhao, AIA, project manager; Tal Schori, Ilsa Falis, AIA, Deborah Berke Partners, New York BUILDER: Brandt Construction, Indianapolis INTERIOR DESIGN: Caroline Wharton Ewing, senior principal, Deborah Berke Partners STRUCTURAL ENGINEER: Silver Creek Engineering, Indianapolis MEP ENGINEER: MSA Professional Services, Madison, Wis. LIGHTING DESIGN: PHT Lighting Design, New York PROJECT SIZE: 3,500 square feet SITE SIZE: 12.9 acres CONSTRUCTION COST: Withheld PHOTOGRAPHY: Chris Cooper, Glint Studios, Kevin Miyazaki KEY PRODUCTS EXTERIOR CLADDING: Rheinzink America COOKTOP/OVEN: Thermador DOOR HARDWARE: FSB FAUCETS: Speakman WINDOWS: Quantum Windows 68 RESIDENTIALDESIGNMAGA ZINE.COM VOL. 4, 2018 DESIGN LAB OUTER LIMITS

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