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Lake Iosco House / RES4

  • 01:00 - 30 May, 2012
Lake Iosco House / RES4
Lake Iosco House / RES4, © RES4
© RES4

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Bloomingdale, Nueva Jersey, EEUU
  • Architects

    RES4 - Joseph Tanney, Robert Luntz
  • Project Architect

    Kristen Mason
  • Project Coordinator

    Jason Drouse
  • Engineer

    Lynne Walshaw P.E., Greg Sloditskie
  • Manufacturer

    Simplex Industries
  • Contractor

    D Woodard Builder, LLC
  • Size

    2,100 SF
  • Project Year

  • Photographs


© RES4
© RES4

Designed as a second home for a single mom and young son who live in Manhattan only 45 minutes away, this two-story single bar scheme is positioned as close to the lake as zoning allows. The result is a long linear composition oriented north south, with complementing sunrise and sunset decks to the east and west. Lake views are available from all rooms.

© RES4
© RES4

Similar to many smaller lakes in northern New Jersey, Lake Iosco is sparsely surrounded by single-family homes nestled in the woods. The specific lot is located adjacent to the lake’s concrete dam that forms a water-spill creating a creek to the south. The approach weaves through the woods along a narrow road, terminating in a gently sloped drive and polycarbonate carport that frames a view of the lake upon arrival.

© RES4
© RES4

Entry continues as a transition from the auto-court to the east deck up a slight set of stairs marked by a concrete wall pierced with acrylic cylinders. Transmitting sunlight during the day, the acrylic cylinders become a backlit constellation triggered by motion-sensors at night. Through a glass door and large sidelight is a dump-zone compressed by a full-height freestanding volume containing a built-in bench with hooks for coats, additional storage

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