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The extensive redesign of an existing one story spec house set out to weave the existing house, the addition and the client’s lifestyle into its beautiful landscape. The design departed from the client’s interest in Native American arts and developed into a study of how architectural elements interact with the environment.

The facades are clad in a mahogany dowel screen threaded with copper tubes at areas of roof drainage. On rainy days, the house takes on a dynamic character as the water drains from the roof on to the copper tubes, prompting their movement. As the copper develops water patterns, the house establishes its own character within the landscape. To emphasize the mahogany and copper screen,
the overhangs, trim and excess decoration were removed and the existing house was painted slate color to fade into the background.The screen walls and roofs also allow gradual spatial transition from interior to exterior spaces because of their nature t... more

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