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East 6th Street House / Touloukian Touloukian Inc.

  • Architects: Touloukian Touloukian Inc.
  • Location: Boston, MA, USA
  • Architects: Touloukian Touloukian Inc.
  • Structural Engineer: Uy Than Ly
  • Electrical Lighting Design: Paul Zaferiou
  • General Contractor: Mike Ahern
  • Photographs: Stephen Lee Photography

© Stephen Lee Photography © Stephen Lee Photography © Stephen Lee Photography © Stephen Lee Photography

From the architect. This speculative development was built on a rear parcel with restricted views to the street, code restricted openings for windows, and less desirable views of the adjacent lots. The design re-directs the focus to an interior environment with a sun filled “skylight stair hall” and “rear light shaft” that brings natural light to all corners of each floor.

© Stephen Lee Photography
© Stephen Lee Photography

Realizing the strengths of the local trades, and the neighborhood context of boxlike structures with varied siding, the forms and materials are re-interpreted through simple geometric volumes and a siding pattern of fiber-cement clapboard in various standard widths.

© Stephen Lee Photography
© Stephen Lee Photography
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