Haus Martin: Cover-Worthy Redo by CCS Architecture 1

When a single man needed to replace his house in San Francisco’s Buena Vista Park District — retaining the identical footprint and variety of tales — he consulted CCS Architecture. Intent on holding wonderful views of the park to the east and the ocean to the west, he additionally didn’t need to unduly upset the character of the neighborhood. This was a little bit of a problem, as his former house was wedged between a Victorian and a Nineteen Twenties Craftsman-fashion mansion! First, the previous home was demolished; then, a two-story plan was devised with a minimalist mindset however with out slavish devotion to specific modern tenets — an strategy the architects name “intelligent restraint and unorthodox minimalism.” Featured in dwell Magazine as the duvet story, this Martin home aptly matches the duvet proclamation, “Small is the brand new huge.”

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Looking on the home now, the very first thing you may discover is a fantastic façade — completely trendy, but graced with a turret-like tower! The first flooring holds sleeping quarters and a wardrobe/dressing room, in an open plan that results in the deck and faces west. The grasp tub is the only tub in the home, with two-means entry. The second flooring homes the kitchen, eating, and front room areas, anchored by a free-hanging hearth referred to as a “hearth orb.” Appliances are set inside a stainless-steel construction that extends seamlessly to “grow to be” a walnut eating desk, at an general size of 30 ft. Polished wood flooring are a unifying issue all through; due to the restructuring of rooms at cautious diagonals, the views have been preserved inside a restricted scope. In the top, this design renders a small house really “huge.”

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