Residential Design

VOL4 2019

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

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"The breezeway is oriented as close to north/south as we could get it," says Tim. "And it does a fantastic job of ventilating the space. Our intention was that it be left open most of the time. One of our goals in the project was to make sure the family didn't lock themselves into air-conditioned spaces." A skylight above brings in extra illumination, and the white shiplap throughout makes the space cheery and bright. "The breezeway is captured by screened porch on both sides," says Dave, "so it's not buggy. And the ship- lap for us reinforced the concept that these are finely crafted rudimentary structures. It was important that local trades could do it without lots of super- vision. The house was never going to be about drywall with no trim." This page and opposite: A partial second story above the dining room contains a bunkroom for the kids and their friends, and a second bedroom for mature visitors. Orchestrating complementary roof pitches for the four-building compound, while maintaining useful ceiling heights, were among the many maestro moves for the design team. Especially challenging was the head height for the meditation space above the garage (opposite page). 50 RESIDENTIALDESIGNMAGA ZINE.COM VOL. 4, 2019 DESIGN LAB THE VIEW HOUSE

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