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Sosnowski Residence / Chen + Suchart Studio, LLC

  • 01:00 - 4 July, 2010
Sosnowski Residence / Chen + Suchart Studio, LLC
Sosnowski Residence / Chen + Suchart Studio, LLC, © Bill Timmerman
© Bill Timmerman

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Tempe, Arizona, EEUU
  • Architects

    Chen + Suchart Studio, LLC / Szu-Ping Patricia Chen Suchart and Thamarit Suchart
  • Construction Company

    AED Structural Engineers, Inc., Christopher J. Sosnowski, P.E.
  • Construction Area

    3,427 sf or 318.40 sqm
  • Area

    3427.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2006
  • Photographs

From the architect. Sited in a 1950's era dense neighborhood in Tempe, Arizona, the Sosnowski Residence takes the form of a courtyard house defined by three sandblasted 8-8-16 standard gray CMU walls at the main level and an exposed Virendeel truss at the upper level that ultimately characterizes the project.

© Bill Timmerman
© Bill Timmerman

The main level’s CMU walls define the major public spaces of the project, which include an outdoor courtyard, living room, dining room, kitchen, and koi garden. The public spaces are also flanked by the garage and guest bedrooms, in turn providing additional privacy from the street and the neighbors. The outdoor spaces maintain an open relationship to the residence by means of two 30’ wide expanses of operable sliding glass doors. The master suite resides in the Virendeel truss above. The integration of the courtyard and koi garden as an essential part to the daily experience enables the project to fully embrace the outdoor spaces of the front and back yards.

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S.Jahangiri · October 22, 2010

I agree with up_today_arch, the expression of that void is quite powerful...

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Matty V · July 06, 2010

Amazing design, and greatly patient photographer. Well done.

YONGSEOP CHO · July 06, 2010
Gonzalo · July 05, 2010

Sosnowski Residence / Chen + Suchart Studio, LLC http://bit.ly/a17xXD beautiful house

up_today_arch · July 05, 2010

The empty suspended corner is really nice in this project.

Fudge · July 05, 2010

I really like almost everything about this project, i just cant stomach the cinderblock walls. Would have been better to see a nice stone there or something instead.

Remus · July 07, 2010 12:43 AM

CMU = concrete masonry units.

Wendell Burnett uses a similar palette in Arizona as well.
Good use of scale. The corners are well dealt with. It would have been nice to see the panels to the top floor elevation fully rusted though.

Nice job.

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Concerned Rob · July 05, 2010

South facing glass with zero overhang in Tempe huh...Amazing what some architects can justify.

T · August 03, 2010 12:58 AM

For all the comments about the south facing glass etc..., please check your sun angles for this latitude and longitude and when you indeed want the sun into your spaces. One has to worry more about other exposures during the summer months, when the sun is situated not just where your textbooks tell you. Justification comes from building and understanding the real world and not just from a notion that the south is the worst exposure.

Habito Kun · July 04, 2010

Great Concept. Though i would use a part of the garage as a guest room. I think the garage is huge.

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