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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runs east-west from the living room, through the guest quarters, to the master suite, while two cross-axes spill out to the long, covered south terrace facing the existing landscape elements: pool, out- door kitchen, and fireplace. This layout preserved the vineyard on the front slope and a generous rear yard facing south. The big secondary move was to create a new entry sequence. Previously, the long drive emptied out at the back of the property, but a new spur drops visi- tors at a guest parking court anchored by a Corten water feature. From there, stone steps pave the way through a garden to the stone entry pavilion— "a smaller, more intimate proportion relative to the rest of the buildings," Amy says. "As you walk along the path, you engage with the view across the vineyard and hills." Once visitors step inside and turn left into the living room, they can see directly across the house to the sunny south terrace. Opposite and this page: A previous house on the 12-acre site got some things right, but did not take full advantage of spectacular views of Mount Saint Helena. Arranged along well-defined axes, all key interiors now relate to long-range mountain vistas or adjacent outdoor amenities. 59 VOL. 4, 2019 RESIDENTIALDESIGNMAGA ZINE.COM

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