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  7. IN|OUT / WNUK SPURLOCK Architecture


  • 01:00 - 6 January, 2015
IN|OUT / WNUK SPURLOCK Architecture , © Bruce Damonte
© Bruce Damonte

© Bruce Damonte © Bruce Damonte © Bruce Damonte © Bruce Damonte + 16

  • Architect of Record

    William Kirsch & Associates
  • Construction Manager

    Hayden Collective
  • MEP Engineer

    Sustainable Design and Project Management
  • Structural Engineer

    Andersson Woodrow Structural & Architectural Engineering
  • Civil Engineer

    AYS Engineering Group, Inc.
  • Land Surveyor

    L.A. Stevens and Associates, Inc.
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© Bruce Damonte
© Bruce Damonte

Text description provided by the architects. This residence is situated along the mountainous coastline north of San Francisco and sited to take advantage of spectacular views towards the Pacific Ocean and surrounding state park.

© Bruce Damonte
© Bruce Damonte

Responding to natural topography and strict height limitations, the design features a series of one-story volumes that step up the mountainside. At the highest point the first story recedes into the hillside, reducing the scale of the building while providing for a second story master suite with expansive views.

© Bruce Damonte
© Bruce Damonte

Organized about a central courtyard, the home is reminiscent of a small clustered village. The courtyard divides the residence into two sections; one for the family; one a guest wing and pool house. The use of large operable windows, integral outdoor spaces, and indigenous plants diminish the boundary between interior and exterior spaces. Zinc, and copper panels on the exterior identify spatial functions within the residence and blend into the natural environment.


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