The Lake House / Suyama Peterson Deguchi

The Lake House / Suyama Peterson Deguchi

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Houses  · 
United States, United States
  • Architects Authors of this architecture project Suyama Peterson Deguchi
  • Area Area of this architecture project
    1841.0 ft2
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
  • Design Team

    George Suyama, Ric Peterson, Chris Haddad, Alex Rhodes, Greg Gartrell, Davis Hammer, Jessie Kingsley
  • Photographs

  • Structural Engineer

    Gary Mackenzie
  • Landscape Architect

    Richard Hague
  • Interior designer

    Kylee Shintaffer
  • Civil Engineer

    Jay Dacker
  • Envelope Consultant

    Don Davis
  • Geotech Consultant (Soil Engineer)

    Mark McGinnis
  • Lot Size

    15631.0 ft2
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Text description provided by the architects. The Lake House was conceived as a 21st Century retreat – an escape from expectations of modern life to a lakefront cabin near the city. The site is a narrow plot of land tightly wedged between existing single-family houses. The houses have an imposing presence on the site creating a need for visual privacy.

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The program allowed the design to be conceptually simplified into three components – a thick wall extruded from the topography, a low horizontal roof, and a volume for sleeping. The site conditions led us to carve multiple indoor/outdoor spaces into the topography - by filling some of the spaces with water we were able to expand the sense of the waterfront deeper into the property. The resulting spaces relieved the pressure for privacy from the waterfront exposure. A low roof provides a horizontal datum; a reference point to the sloping topography and a sense of open privacy from the neighbors.

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Cite: "The Lake House / Suyama Peterson Deguchi" 13 Dec 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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