Lakehouse Residence / Max Strang Architecture

Lakehouse Residence / Max Strang Architecture
© Paul Warchol
© Paul Warchol
Winter Haven, United States
  • Architects: Max Strang Architecture
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 418.1 ft2
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2010
  • Photographs Photographs: Paul Warchol, Calder Wilson
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Fleetwood

© Calder Wilson © Calder Wilson © Paul Warchol © Paul Warchol + 17

  • HVAC coordinator

    Joseph Strickler
  • Electrical Contractor

    Robert Krieger
  • Structural

    Douglas Wood Engineers
  • MEP Engineer

    Jose Martinez, P.E
  • Solar System

    Quick Beam Energy
  • General Contractor

    Alan Ulch Builders
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© Calder Wilson
© Calder Wilson

Text description provided by the architects. Registered with the USGBC, this modern home is anticipated to be Winter Haven’s first LEED-certified residence. The interior living areas are conceived as wooden volumes nestled within an outer stucco “shell”. The shell provides generous eight-foot overhangs, which shelter the walls of glass from the Florida sun. A narrow courtyard amplifies the arrival experience and creates a privacy barrier for the private realm of the home.

© Paul Warchol
© Paul Warchol

The home incorporates important passive environmental design concepts that result in abundant day-lighting and cross-ventilation potential. Glazing on the south elevation is extremely limited and a mature oak tree filters afternoon solar heat gain. Active environmental design features include a solar photovoltaic system, solar hot-water heaters, geothermal HVAC and LED lighting.

© Paul Warchol
© Paul Warchol

The one-story home, located on a Central Florida lake, contains four bedrooms and a kitchen, dining room, living room and office. A pool and covered terrace are positioned along the lake-side of the home.


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Cite: "Lakehouse Residence / Max Strang Architecture " 24 Jun 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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