Bass Residence / [STRANG]

Bass Residence / [STRANG] - Exterior Photography, Stairs, Facade, HandrailBass Residence / [STRANG] - Interior Photography, ChairBass Residence / [STRANG] - Exterior Photography, WindowsBass Residence / [STRANG] - Exterior Photography, FacadeBass Residence / [STRANG] - More Images+ 19

  • Architects: [STRANG]
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  8500 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Claudio Manzoni
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  AutoDesk, Lutron, 3G Lighting, Fleetwood, Knoll International, Mia Cucina, Poliform, Trimble, USAI, Viabizzuno, Wine cellar innovaions
  • Lead Architects: Jason Adams, Maria Ascoli, Benjamin Hale, Adrian Heid, Evelyn Gavilondo, Max Strang
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Bass Residence / [STRANG] - Exterior Photography, Facade
© Claudio Manzoni

Text description provided by the architects. Located directly adjacent to Biscayne Bay, the Bass Residence underscores [STRANG]'s continuous exploration of the concept of a floating, rectilinear frame. The exposure to hurricane storm surges required that the home be raised substantially above the existing grade. This results in an impressive architectural composition where the frame acts as a third-level volume that protrudes beyond the level below. The frame itself is offset in two different axes while also expressing variable thicknesses. 

Bass Residence / [STRANG] - Exterior Photography, Stairs, Facade, Handrail
© Claudio Manzoni

A massive pier of exposed concrete vertically penetrates and effectively anchors the home’s two upper levels. This pier is accompanied by two smaller exposed concrete ‘fins’ that serve as additional structural supports. These ‘fins’ also effectively modulate and randomize the walls of glass facing the bay. 

Bass Residence / [STRANG] - Interior Photography, Chair
© Claudio Manzoni
Bass Residence / [STRANG] - Interior Photography, Table, Chair
© Claudio Manzoni

As one of Miami's most future-ready houses with striking interior design by Margaret Marquez, the Bass Residence’s notable resilient design and high-tech integrations by HEDsouth encompass automated lighting, shades, audio/visual, music, climate, security, and more. Taken together, all of these elements allow for a sophisticated and modern assemblage with grand perspectives of the Biscayne Bay.

Bass Residence / [STRANG] - Exterior Photography, Windows
© Claudio Manzoni

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Cite: "Bass Residence / [STRANG]" 28 May 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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