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PV14 House / M Gooden Design

  • 01:00 - 16 December, 2014
PV14 House / M Gooden Design
PV14 House / M Gooden Design, © Wade Griffith
© Wade Griffith

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© Wade Griffith
© Wade Griffith

From the architect. The site is directly across the street from White Rock Park and is on one of the highest elevations in the City of Dallas, it is approximately 100’ above the surface of White Rock Lake, which is only about 1,000 feet away to the southwest. 

© Wade Griffith
© Wade Griffith

A primary goal for this house was to design & build a modern residence that has a unique character, responds to its specific location/orientation and employs the construction technologies that are readily available, but not often used in current residential construction.

© Wade Griffith
© Wade Griffith

With the site both highly elevated, and with its long axis aligned directly with the City street grid to the Southwest, the house was oriented to take advantage of the outstanding views across the lake, over the trees and to the City.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan

Primary living areas were elevated to take advantage of the views and to separate them from the street traffic activity below.

© Wade Griffith
© Wade Griffith

Extensive use of overhangs and porches shield windows from direct sunlight, (reducing energy costs) while still capturing natural light and not obstructing the beautiful views.

© Wade Griffith
© Wade Griffith

The roof deck above serves as a solar screen to the insulated single-ply membrane roof below, which reduces energy costs and extends the life of the roof itself.

Section
Section

The house is intended to express those things from which it is built, with concrete floors, exposed steel structure, pre-manufactured steel modules, masonry and glass as primary elements.

© Wade Griffith
© Wade Griffith
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