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Sustainable Home, Mod Cott

Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Sustainable Home, Mod Cott
Home Design by Mell Lawrence Architects
Texas, Mell Lawrence Architects has done the contemporary home design project then implemented for a client home in Lake Buchanan.
This house named Mod Cott wear a contemporary style, which the designer features environmental friendly technologies in order to supporting activity caused of its lonely home location, such as photovoltaic solar panels, rain water collector system, and big windows could make this home survive. A garden placed to save the regional plant and beautify the outdoor view.

Architects: Mell Lawrence Architects
Location: Lake Buchanan, Texas, USA
Project Team: Mell Lawrence FAIA, Scott Smith, François Levy, Krista Whitson, & Mark Winford
Area: 1400.0 ft2
Year: 2008
Photographs: Mell Lawrence Architects, Jacob Termansen
Structural Design: Smith Structural Engineers
Contractor: Classic Constructors
Landscape: Brenda Barger Landscape Design
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"A simple metal volume perched high on a bluff offers targeted views of the lake below.Predominantly oriented to the south, the houses galvanized metal exterior is punctuated by storefront windows that frame vignette views to the south, east and west. Inside, a partition wall divides the elongated rectangular interior and supports the lofts structure, which appears to float above the glazed joist spaces.

Thick fir decking, sitting atop steel wide flange joists, creates both a ceiling for the private area below and the floor for the loft above. Fir boards wrap three sides of the interior as a super sized wainscoting unifying the stairway, kitchenette and powder room functions.

Thirteen-foot tall double doors echo the oversized wainscoting effect by further expanding the sense of scale and height in the small space.

The doors open to capture the southern view, prevailing breezes, and sounds and scents of nature creating seamless indoor-outdoor connections when desired.

Although it is on the grid, its 14 photovoltaic panels collect enough energy to power its intermittent use. Rainwater collected from the roof provides all household water while the xeriscaped landscape requires no irrigation."
Home Design by Mell Lawrence Architects
Home Design by Mell Lawrence Architects
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Home Design by Mell Lawrence ArchitectsHome Design by Mell Lawrence Architects
Home Design by Mell Lawrence Architects
Home Design by Mell Lawrence Architects
Home Design by Mell Lawrence ArchitectsHome Design by Mell Lawrence Architects
Home Design by Mell Lawrence Architects
Home Design by Mell Lawrence Architects
Home Design by Mell Lawrence Architects
Home Design by Mell Lawrence Architects

LM Guest House by Desai Chia Architecture

Monday, November 04, 2013
LM Guest House by Desai Chia Architecture
New York Home Architecture Idea
2012 in Dutchess Country of New York, USA, an architectural firm Desai Chia Architecture designed LM Guest House implemented.
This contemporary house is primarily influenced with modern style, mainly constructed to rectangular shape. It is applied to home facade and also combined match the interior of this guest house. Many kind of passive technologies support this energy needs, solar, geothermal, and rain water collector system.

Architects: DesaiChia Architecture
Location: Dutchess County, New York, USA
Area: 2,000 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Paul Warchol
Structural Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners
Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing Engineer: Tucker Associates (Salamone Group)
Geotechnical Engineer: GeoDesign
Civil Engineer: Paggi Martin DelBene
Landscape Architect: Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates
Building Envelope Consultant: James R. Gainfort AIA Consulting Architect
Lighting Consultant: Christine Sciulli Light + Design
Construction Manager: Daniel O’Connell’s Sons
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LM Guest House by Desai Chia Architecture:

"Located on a rolling farm property in upstate New York, the LM Guest House celebrates the beauty of the surrounding landscape sweeping views through an all-glass facade magnify the spacious, open feel of the living areas.The home employs several sustainable design strategies including geothermal heating and cooling, radiant floors, motorized solar shading, photovoltaic panels, and rainwater harvesting.

The open living and sleeping areas flow around a compact slatted wood core that disguises the mechanical, storage, and bathing spaces. Two sleeping couchettes with built-in bunk beds provide efficient accommodations for additional weekend guests. Natural white oak wood detailing provides warmth and texture throughout the home.

The high-performance glass facade was pre-fabricated off site, shipped in one container, and erected in two days. An innovative steel frame structure allows the roof to cantilever dramatically over the open living areas and bedroom."
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Photos by: Paul Warchol

Sustainable Desert Home Design- J2 Residence

Thursday, October 17, 2013
Sustainable Desert Home Design- J2 Residence
Sustainable Desert Home Design- J2 Residence
Design: assemblageSTUDIO
Photography: Bill Timmerman
Landscape Architect: E Group
Interiors: Cleo Design
General Contractor: Darrell Fellhauer
Structural Engineer: Lochsa Engineering

Electrical Engineering: RHR

2011, AssemblageSTUDIO has completely designed the J2 Residence trying to combine modern and contemporary house construction. Located in Las Vegas, Nevada, this house covers the soil surface around desert area. This house model considers the around nature and the house functions such as J2 residence equips local plants and pool making fresh atmosphere and remembering its area condition that has high dry level. Elegance interior and entertainment facilities have been completed this house that purpose to its fun.

J2 Residence by assemblageSTUDIO:

“The project is located in the master planned development of Summerlin, along the western edge of Las Vegas at the base of Red Rock. The community’s design requirements call for “design individuality, horizontally and sensitivity to the desert hillside environment.” J2 recognizes the owners and developers combined appreciation of the desert environment through our choice of materials, environmental orientations, daylighting, landscaping and use of renewable energy sources.
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Our client desired a home that engaged the outdoors within their living spaces. Expanded views into the adjacent golf course and foothills provide a connection between indoors and out. Each public space; great room, dining room, library, and casita is provided a view into the distant landscape as well as intimacy with the courtyard and pool. The basement bar and game room area connects to the outside through a courtyard which admits daylight into the space.
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The home provides a large percent of its own power consumption through Kyocera Multicrystal Photovoltaic Modules placed on the wing canopy. The canopy has been designed to eliminate direct sunlight from entering into the residence during the hottest seasons while allowing maximum visibility to the south. Rammed earth construction creates a thermal mass to mitigate the extreme fluctuations in day and nighttime temperatures.”
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