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Wood Block Residence / Chadbourne + Doss

  • 01:00 - 18 December, 2009
Wood Block Residence / Chadbourne + Doss
Wood Block Residence / Chadbourne + Doss, © Benjamin Benschneider
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From the architect. Located on the west side of Mercer Island, Washington, this house is a reconstruction of one of iconic Seattle architect Fred Bassetti’s earliest designs built in 1962. Fronting a busy street, we wanted to root the house to its sloping wooded site and provide a protective shelter for family life. The plan is opened up allowing for large family gathering spaces and perspectives throughout the full length of the house.

A new metal skin with interior cedar liner wraps over the roof and grounds the house to the site. An aluminum bar grating screen encloses an exterior patio and deck filtering interior views and forming a sparkling and diaphanous wall from the street. The entry approach is redesigned with a cantilevered concrete landing in a sunken courtyard and a 4’ x 11’ pivot door to the interior. Bathing spaces are ethereally bright, smooth and seamless. Materials throughout are natural but installed and crafted in an extremely crisp manner.

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Alex Rodriguez · February 19, 2013

I love this house and the simple materials used throughout. Specially the wood ceilings. What is the casework in the first floor(lower level). Is this an office? or? Also, mention of how the house sited in relation to the busy street makes you want to look at a site plan. Beautiful House!!

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Laurie Guidobono · June 17, 2010

#cool nem preciso mais projetar minha futura casa, posso apenas plagiar essa aqui: http://bit.ly/coolhouse4me heheh ;D

EcoMajority · April 30, 2010

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Richard Holschuh · April 30, 2010

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Nick Downes · April 30, 2010

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dru · December 22, 2009

which way is north?

thomas foral · December 21, 2009

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Jeison · December 21, 2009

Wonderful project. A dream.

laar · December 21, 2009

big house + sports car... very luxury living

Igor · December 20, 2009

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Terry Glenn Phipps · December 19, 2009

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spass · December 19, 2009

this just could not get any simpler! great!

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