Robert Hutchison Architecture
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Guest House on a Lake contemporary-exterior
 

Guest House on a Lake

Photograph by Alan Abramowitz
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July 14, 2014
terrineff wrote:
What are the pavers utilized to create walkway? Thanks!
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Thanks for your question. These are 2" thick custom pre-cast concrete pavers, poured face-down for a smooth finish. They are placed end-to-end with a 2" wide gravel/planter strip.
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Photography by Alan AbramowitzHouzz at a GlanceLocation: Mercer Island, WashingtonWho lives here: This is a guesthouse; a couple and their 2 kids live in the main house.Size: 800 square feet (74 square meters); 1 bedroom, 1 bathroomEven when a homeowner tells an architect to design whatever he or she wants, it’s never truly free rein. A number of factors will still inevitably dictate the design. Take this guesthouse, designed by architects Robert Hutchison and Tom Maul. Their clients — a couple with two kids — had few solid requests other than that the guesthouse be close to the shore of Lake Washington. So, given carte blanche, the architects started figuring out what their restrictions were. The desire to preserve as much flat ground as possible for entertaining pushed the structure’s design skyward. The steepness of the hillside and the fact that guests would have to descend 100 steps called for a transition courtyard that connected to the structure. And because the guesthouse sits below the main house, the way the roof looked was incredibly important. Combine all these design elements with a few playful architectural moves, and you get a lakeside cabin that guests wish they could call home.

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Robert Hutchison ArchitectureSaveEmail Photography by Alan Abramowitz Houzz at a Glance Location: Mercer Island, Washington Who lives here: This is a guesthouse; a couple and their 2 kids live in the main house. Size: 800 square feet (74 square meters); 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom Even when a homeowner tells an architect to design whatever he or she wants, it’s never truly free rein. A number of factors will still inevitably dictate the design. Take this guesthouse, designed by architects Robert Hutchison and Tom Maul. Their clients — a couple with two kids — had few solid requests other than that the guesthouse be close to the shore of Lake Washington. So, given carte blanche, the architects started figuring out what their restrictions were. The desire to preserve as much flat ground as possible for entertaining pushed the structure’s design skyward. The steepness of the hillside and the fact that guests would have to descend 100 steps called for a transition courtyard that connected to the structure. And because the guesthouse sits below the main house, the way the roof looked was incredibly important.
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