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Nash Tiny House / archimania

Nash Tiny House / archimania

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Starkville, United States
  • Architects: archimania
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  648 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: AutoDesk, Pac-Clad, Reliabuilt Doors, Smartcore
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Text description provided by the architects. Nash Tiny House serves as a weekend home for a couple while visiting their daughter in college. The house is located on unused family property outside of Starkville, MS, and is sited in the exact location as a fishing trailer that belonged to the client’s father. This location takes advantage of a natural clearing in the pines and offers western views of the pond.

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Materials diagram
Materials diagram
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Outside of typical living spaces, the client requested a sleeping loft and a prominent porch. The design situates one continuous roof and wall plane, with a single ridge at the sleeping loft, around the volume of interior spaces. The full-length porch sits in the space created between these two elements.

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The plane is clad in galvanized standing-seam metal panels as a regular vertical meter against the sculptural pines and the remaining exterior walls in charcoal corrugated metal panels as a third scale of vertical lines. Metal panels, pressure treated wood, and concrete masonry units were selected as exterior materials for durability and low maintenance required between sometimes infrequent visits.

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Cite: "Nash Tiny House / archimania" 24 Mar 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/913640/nash-tiny-house-archimania> ISSN 0719-8884

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