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House in Palm Springs / o2 Architecture

House in Palm Springs / o2 Architecture

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San Jacinto, United States
  • Architects: o2 Architecture
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  2100 ft² Area:  2100 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2013 Year:  2013
  • Photographs photographs:  Lance GerberPhotographs:  Lance Gerber

Text description provided by the architects. This 2,100 Sq. Ft. home maximizes every inch of living space.  Deep roof extensions, soaring outward from the two Master Suites, expand indoor-outdoor living while allowing protection from seasonally intense sunshine.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

Maximizing western views of the San Jacinto mountain range, while minimizing the overheating that accompanies expansive west facing windows, drove site planning and architectural details. A system of rolling shade panels protects west windows from the low angle setting sun and provide delight with ever-changing shadow patterns.

© Lance Gerber
© Lance Gerber

After one year of occupancy the home has exceeded the client's net-zero goals and has produced more electricity than it uses.

© Lance Gerber
© Lance Gerber

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Cite: "House in Palm Springs / o2 Architecture" 12 Mar 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/485412/house-in-palm-springs-o2-architecture> ISSN 0719-8884
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