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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cognac tone complements the stone. Inside the master suite, "the owners wanted to wake up to an elegant existing tree, so the master is the crescendo of this primary axis you walk down," Amy says. Flooring materials move in and out too: the bluestone entry path flows into the foyer, and the bluestone mudroom floor moves out to the terrace. The building's trio of large corner windows adds dynamism to an oth- erwise axial plan. "Just as the house started laying out, the major views lent themselves to be highlighted through the experience of looking through corner windows," Amy says. In the living room, this pivoting view angle allowed the furniture arrangement to focus on the fireplace, she says. The office's corner window frames the same Mount Saint Helena scene, while a matching window in the master bedroom outlines a more intimate object—the specimen tree. This page and opposite: The master suite and two guest suites share a wing of the house in cross-axis to the public rooms. Located at the terminus of the wing, the master captures multiple exposures of light and views. A window seat and the master tub take in western vistas over the pool area. 62 RESIDENTIALDESIGNMAGA ZINE.COM VOL. 4, 2019 DESIGN LAB THE VIEW HOUSE

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