Closing a door opens a space.
The doors in this artist's residence provide a powerful toggle between interior and exterior spaces for each room. Imagined above are three instances (left to right) catering to minimal footprint, maximum privacy, and public reception.
Material language is taken from the site. The roof reflects the intersection of two programs - public and private living.
The beds are hidden beneath a hinged floorboard, allowing the bedroom to be turned into a gallery or left open.
Our study model shows the building embedded in the natural topography of the site.
The roof allows varying levels of light into the buliding.
With the roof removed, we can see the default arrangement of the rooms and the entrance sequence.
During the charrette, the teams wreaked havoc in the studio.
My teammates, Amy Egerter and Maxence Ryan, were champs!
We worked in the living room of the host's house on the day of the competion.
Each of the teams presented their designs.