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Split Level House / Qb Design

  • Architects: Qb Design
  • Location: Philadelphia, USA
  • Architects: Qb Design
  • Structural Engineer: The Kachele Group
  • General Contractor: McCoubrey Overholser, Inc.
  • Stair Fabrication: Bill Curran Design
  • Cabinetry: James Van Etten
  • Area: 279.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2009
  • Photographs: Todd Mason / Barry Halkin Photography

© Todd Mason / Barry Halkin Photography © Todd Mason / Barry Halkin Photography © Todd Mason / Barry Halkin Photography © Todd Mason / Barry Halkin Photography

From the architect. Sited on a vacant corner in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia, this house for a growing family stitches itself into the neighborhood by responding to local cues.

© Todd Mason / Barry Halkin Photography
© Todd Mason / Barry Halkin Photography

Curved brick corners negotiate the irregular street grid, while the cadence of typical rowhouses and a palette of brick volumes and stone bases are translated into a new vocabulary.

© Todd Mason / Barry Halkin Photography
© Todd Mason / Barry Halkin Photography
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