Residential Design

VOL.3 2018

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

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Inside, the five zones define a rich- ly layered series of spaces: foyer/stair hall, fir-plywood-wrapped service pod (laundry, powder room, mechanicals, pantry), kitchen, dining room, and living room. Bruce left the structural system of wood framing and mechanical ductwork exposed "to define major rooms rather than using walls and applied molding. There is no applied detail in the house; everything is integral to the base ele- ments that make the house," he says. Bruce might be a modernist, but his house is no machine for living. Recy- cled materials and live finishes lend an organic warmth to the space, his way of infusing it with character. "One of the things people respond to negatively in modern houses is that far too often they have a certain rigidity and lack warmth," Bruce says. The radiant-heated con- crete floors feel warm underfoot, and This page: The master bedroom captures a sweeping view of the water; its reflection echoes in the mirrors of the master vanity. 82 RESIDENTIALDESIGNMAGA ZINE.COM VOL. 3, 2018 DESIGN LAB HIGHER ORDER

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