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Design Goals: 

  • Create naturally lit and ventilated spaces while still providing privacy from neighbors
  • Open floor plan with visual access for all first floor spaces
  • Indoor/outdoor feel and visually open all the way through the lot
  • Seasonal outdoor patios – front for summer, rear for spring & fall
  • Create loft-like feeling w/ tall ceilings & floor-to-ceiling glass in main living spaces
  • Use of energy saving technologies/products
  • Use of natural and long lasting materials
  • Design for function and efficiency of space
  • Keep design simple and clean


Photographer:  Michael de Leon