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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Passing Through Taking cues from Sonoma County's agricultural buildings, the architecture marries rustic materials with a mod- ern composition of points, lines, and planes. The stone-and-cedar-clad living room is the most prominent form. Its gabled, two-story roofline is made up of two parts—a seating area that engages the fireplace and the view of Mount Saint Helena, and another seating area focused on media. The stone-clad kitchen and stone- clad master pavilion, which includes the office, anchor opposite ends of the house. Connecting those two main zones is a cedar-wrapped guest wing containing two bedrooms with en-suite baths. Inside, they flank a vaulted, skylit hallway whose battened walls echo the exterior. Along the hall, recessed thresholds lined in soda-blasted oak signal the guest room openings. Repeating materials elevate the interi- or logic. "Movement through the house is as important as any particular room," Amy says. Interior axial views show- case the stone or cedar that wraps from outside to inside. For example, looking down the hall from the living room, you can see the master suite's stone passing through. This volume creates a bookend, and its doorway echoes the guest rooms' oak-paneled threshold, whose warm, This page: A clear logic applied to the detailing and material selection pulls together the public rooms and private realms. Woodwork in cedar and soda-blasted oak establishes a strong linear organization of elements, while the species' subtle, swirling grains complement the more organic patterning in the stone walls. 60 RESIDENTIALDESIGNMAGA ZINE.COM VOL. 4, 2019 DESIGN LAB THE VIEW HOUSE

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