ArchDaily | Broadcasting Architecture Worldwidethe world's most visited architecture website
i

Sign up now and start saving and organizing your favorite architecture projects and photos

i

Find the most inspiring products for your projects in our Product Catalog.

i

Get the ArchDaily Chrome Extension and be inspired with every new tab. Install here »

  1. ArchDaily
  2. Projects
  3. Houses
  4. United States
  5. Studio H:T
  6. Box House / Studio H:T

Box House / Studio H:T

  • 01:00 - 6 April, 2011
Box House / Studio H:T
Box House / Studio H:T, © Ellen Jasksol
© Ellen Jasksol

© Ellen Jasksol © Ellen Jasksol © Ellen Jasksol © Ellen Jasksol +18

From the architect. The Box House designed by architects Studio H:T and located in Boulder, Colorado provides the homeowners with compelling views. Taking into consideration a steep slope and wildfire prone area the architects capitalized on these site challenges creating a home that is unique in form, space and materiality.

© Ellen Jasksol
© Ellen Jasksol

Architect: Studio H:T

The Box House begins with a concrete ribbon that carves the hillside to create space for the boxes.

The garage and main level push into the earth while the studio and master float above. A spatial slot organizes procession from the northern car-park to the southern courtyard. Courtyards form introverted space that perceptually enlarge the interior. Roof decks are extroverted, capitalizing on views. The dialog between grounded and floating permeates the design in materiality and attachment.

© Ellen Jasksol
© Ellen Jasksol
Cite: "Box House / Studio H:T" 06 Apr 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/125279/box-house-studio-ht/>
© Ellen Jasksol

Box House