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The Marvin Windows and Doors’ Architect’s Challenge winners have been launched and this yr, there are some truly pretty worthwhile fashionable houses. Here are our favorites:
Casey Key Bay House by Jerry Sparkman of Sweet Sparkman Architects (first image moreover) was created on the request of an proprietor who wanted a “residence inside the timber” that revered the land and nature. The design of the curved custom-made house home windows mimic the pure kinds of its surroundings and it truly looks like a treehouse.
Folly Farm by Dale Hubbard of Surround Architecture is a hybrid between rugged, typical construction and shiny trendy design and was named biggest in current. The architects chosen quite a few textured provides to offer it a additional rural actually really feel whereas sustaining a principally fashionable design.
Bragg Hill by Matthew Moger of Moger Mehrhof Architects is a model new, sustainable residence located on the very best of a wooded hillside that overlooks the Brandywine River on the outskirts of Philadelphia. Although it appears earlier, it’s a up to date deal with the 18th century barn, a frequent sight inside the rural parts of Pennsylvania. I notably identical to the patchwork-like exterior and the variety of provides used.
Highland View Residence by Rob Carlton and Chad Harding of Carlton Architecture and DesignBuild is located inside the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, overlooking a mountain lake with expansive mountain views previous (thus the need for loads of house home windows!). Tying nature and residential collectively, the design makes use of big expanses of glass along with an entire hallway product of glass that brings nature inside all yr spherical.
Lyme Guesthouse by David Mansfield Architecture and Design was initially merely going to be a straightforward pool and customer residence, nevertheless morphed into a up to date barn-sort retreat. Taking advantage of its dramatic riverside location, the small residence merges the consumer’s love of Japanese custom and the New England countryside. A correctly-carried out fashionable barn, for constructive. Are you starting to see a improvement proper right here Marcus Gleysteen Architects shows a mountain residence full of glass to point out the homeowners to 360 ranges of views. I notably like this because of it’s a pleasing hybrid between a cabin-style mountain residence and a up to date home inside the woods.
Which one is your favorite? The full report of winners consists of Marcus Gleysteen Architects
Stay tuned for some additional highlights and choices on our favorite fashionable worthwhile designs from the 2013 Marvin Architect’s Challenge arising shortly.