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Haffenden House / PARA

  • 01:00 - 12 February, 2014
Haffenden House / PARA
Haffenden House / PARA, © Nathan Rader
© Nathan Rader

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Syracuse, United States
  • Category

  • Architect in Charge

    Jon Lott
  • Project Team

    Jon Lott, Hilary Pinnington, Paul Kneeply
  • Area

    1125.0 ft2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

© Nathan Rader
© Nathan Rader

Text description provided by the architects. The Haffenden House is a writing studio with a garage/breezway at ground-level, library and writing space on the second level, and a curved/soft reading room on the third level. The project finds itself within the subur- buban realm, referencing Gianni Pettena’s Ice House from 1972, as a blank spot within the repetive image of “house.” 


Detail Section Elevations 1 Elevations 2 + 20

In the rear yard, the fabric solution is used on the interior as a curtain, offering the owners the flexibility to control the relationship of privacy within their context.

© Nathan Rader
© Nathan Rader
© Nathan Rader
© Nathan Rader

The poet’s studio uses a translucent silicon-impregnated fabric skin for a lightfilled writing room without the visual distraction of the suburbs. Inside the blank box, between the second and third levels, the section uses a bowl-shaped division, maximizing indirect light for the second level and avoiding any association with the landscape on the third.

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Cite: "Haffenden House / PARA" 12 Feb 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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