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Arritt Farmhouse / OnSite

  • 01:00 - 29 July, 2010
Arritt Farmhouse / OnSite
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  • Architects

  • Location

  • Project Team

    Sean King, Patrick Hummel, Erin Carraher
  • Project Managers

    Marie and Keith Zawistowski
  • Structural Engineering

    Pierre LaFlamme
  • Project Year

    2007

Text description provided by the architects. The project consisted of the complete renovation of an existing two hundred year old farmhouse and the design and construction of a new three story tower addition. The addition, a quilting studio and guest rooms, is conceived as a torqued translucent volume with punched window openings that frame particular creek and mountain views.

The time-tested timber framing techniques uncovered while renovating the existing house inspired the tower’s structure. A three-dimensional computer model enabled the building to be constructed as a kit of parts, each pre-cut and coded for efficient assembly. The building’s translucent polycarbonate envelope conforms to the, hyperbolic shape, baths the interior spaces in an even natural light and reveals a sculptural timber frame. The building is the resolutely modern expression of an ancient technique.

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Cite: "Arritt Farmhouse / OnSite" 29 Jul 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/70420/arritt-farmhouse-onsite-architecture/> ISSN 0719-8884
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