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Walden Studios / Jensen Architects/Jensen & Macy Architects

  • 01:00 - 13 April, 2011
Walden Studios / Jensen Architects/Jensen & Macy Architects
Walden Studios / Jensen Architects/Jensen & Macy Architects, © Richard Barnes
© Richard Barnes

© Richard Barnes © Richard Barnes © Richard Barnes © Richard Barnes + 7

  • Architects

  • Location

    275 State Highway 128, Geyserville, California, USA
  • Architect

    Jensen Architects/Jensen & Macy Architects
  • Project Team

    Mark Jensen (principal), Frank Merritt, Patricia Pollock (project architects), Elmer Lin, Dean Orr, Chia-Yu Yen, Nana Kim, Rouel de la Paz, Sherman Warren
  • Structural Engineer

    Tipping-Mar + Associates
  • Mechanical Engineer

    Guttman & Blaevoet
  • Electrical Engineer

    Silverman & Light
  • Civil Engineer

    Atterbury & Associates
  • Geotechnical Engineer

    Bauer Associates
  • Landscape Architect

    Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture
  • Contractor

    Oliver & Company
  • Surveyor

    Crabtree Land Surveying
  • Area

    20000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

Text description provided by the architects. This concrete barn in scenic Sonoma County is completely transformed by inserting a new building inside its heavy walls. The new structure uses frameless glass walls to create light-filled interior spaces, while large cuts in the existing walls frame views of the surrounding vineyards.

© Richard Barnes
© Richard Barnes

The mixed-use building accommodates work/live units, arts-related offices and other leased spaces. A new plinth, raised above the floodplain of the Russian River, grounds the building and provides panoramic views over the landscape. Outdoor gardens on the arms of this plinth extend like piers into a sea of vineyards.

© Richard Barnes
© Richard Barnes

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Cite: "Walden Studios / Jensen Architects/Jensen & Macy Architects" 13 Apr 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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