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David's House modern-exterior

David's House

David's House, A Modern Family Home - 3800 sq ft - Ontario, Canada

Similar to horizontal lines, angled walls anchor the house to the land, contributing to the organic nature of the design. This gives the illusion that the home has risen from the land, in harmony with its surroundings. David was inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West when designing the angled walls.

The light colour of the Douglas Fir wood allowed David to emphasize the architecture of the house. It is a mix of opposites: the rustic materials juxtaposed against the smooth, refined elements. The wood accents reinforce the horizontal design, as Douglas Fir is a tight, straight-grained wood.

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October 28, 2013
conns_1515 wrote:
Love the garage doors - where are they from and what material
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What grade of Doug fir are they? Want to know what i should specify for my soffits
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Can i pay you for a copy of your roof/soffit detail?
I am designing a contemporary house in NJ and i have a similar mahagony- to-aluminum clad soffit transition detail, but yours is more interesting the way it steps like that.
I am a high-end architect like you that specializes in million dollar mansions.
Thank you for your consideration,
Jordan Rosenberg
website: jrarchitect.com
email: jrarchitect@gmail.com
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