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East 6th Street House / Touloukian Touloukian Inc.

  • 00:00 - 18 July, 2011
East 6th Street House / Touloukian Touloukian Inc.
East 6th Street House / Touloukian Touloukian Inc., © Stephen Lee Photography
© Stephen Lee Photography

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Text description provided by the architects. This speculative development was built on a rear parcel with restricted views to the street, code restricted openings for windows, and less desirable views of the adjacent lots. The design re-directs the focus to an interior environment with a sun filled “skylight stair hall” and “rear light shaft” that brings natural light to all corners of each floor.

© Stephen Lee Photography
© Stephen Lee Photography

Realizing the strengths of the local trades, and the neighborhood context of boxlike structures with varied siding, the forms and materials are re-interpreted through simple geometric volumes and a siding pattern of fiber-cement clapboard in various standard widths.

© Stephen Lee Photography
© Stephen Lee Photography

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Cite: "East 6th Street House / Touloukian Touloukian Inc." 18 Jul 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/151082/east-6th-street-house-touloukian-touloukian-inc/> ISSN 0719-8884
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