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HUIS-JCMZ / Studio Twenty Seven Architecture

  • 01:00 - 12 May, 2011
HUIS-JCMZ / Studio Twenty Seven Architecture
HUIS-JCMZ / Studio Twenty Seven Architecture, © Maxwell Mackenzie
© Maxwell Mackenzie

© Maxwell Mackenzie © Maxwell Mackenzie © Maxwell Mackenzie © Maxwell Mackenzie +17

  • Architects

  • Location

    Chevy Chase, MD, United States
  • Architect

    Studio Twenty Seven Architecture
  • Project Team

    John K. Burke (AIA), Todd Ray (AIA, LEED-AP), Raymond Curtis (Assoc. AIA), Amy Krosnowski, Alexander S. Coll, Jonathan Chung
  • Structural Engineer

    Ehlert Bryan Inc.
  • Mep Engineer

    Metropolitan Engineering Inc.
  • Contractor

    Glass Construction Company
  • Area

    3000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2005
  • Photographs

From the architect. Building on the foundations of a former brick Colonial residence demolished to realize this new pavilion, Studio Twenty Seven Architecture worked collaboratively with owner Johannes Zutt to create a 2,500 sqf house they envisioned as “a city in the garden.” Zutt, a peripatetic Dutch national, desired a modern domestic space with open plan living and minimalist detailing recalling the European architecture of Luigi Snozzi, Rem Koolhaas, and Pierre Chareau. Rooms are arranged within the house to form public and private spaces in the same manner that buildings are arranged in an urban setting to create streets, plazas, and alleys. The result is a contemporary dwelling designed using rigorous programming and critical logic to carefully evaluate the function and efficiency of every element within the home.

© Maxwell Mackenzie
© Maxwell Mackenzie

The primary space of the house includes a volumetric light monitor that plunges from the rooftop deep into the living space. At the very top it affords a third-story loft accessed from the second-story bedroom it also contains. Warm-toned maple flooring and millwork complement the cast-concrete countertop and china closet.

© Maxwell Mackenzie
© Maxwell Mackenzie

Outside, the long, narrow site rises steeply from the street, leveling at the house and gently sloping upward to a wooded thicket. In deference to the neighborhood context, the house’s mass and proportions complement surrounding homes and respect the prevailing setback from the street. Corrugated aluminum siding, shiplap cedar siding, and painted brick clad the exterior. These materials are layered on the steel frame to reinforce the expression of public and private spaces within the house. Private spaces receive an additional layer of siding, while the siding is gradually peeled away in public areas to engender openness to the landscape.

© Maxwell Mackenzie
© Maxwell Mackenzie
Cite: "HUIS-JCMZ / Studio Twenty Seven Architecture" 12 May 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/134527/huis-jcmz-studio-twenty-seven-architecture/>
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