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DuChateau Floors - Terra Collection in Zimbabwe / Horwitz Residence by Minarc

Horwitz Residence designed by Minarc

*The house is oriented so that all of the rooms can enjoy the outdoor living area which includes Pool, outdoor dinning / bbq and play court.

• The flooring used in this residence is by DuChateau Floors - Terra Collection in Zimbabwe. The modern dark colors of the collection match both contemporary & traditional interior design

• It’s orientation is thought out to maximize passive solar design and natural ventilations, with solar chimney escaping hot air during summer and heating cold air during winter eliminated the need for mechanical air handling.

• Simple Eco-conscious design that is focused on functionality and creating a healthy breathing family environment.

• The design elements are oriented to take optimum advantage of natural light and cross ventilation.

• Maximum use of natural light to cut down electrical cost.

• Interior/exterior courtyards allows for natural ventilation as do the master sliding window and living room sliders.

• Conscious effort in using only materials in their most organic form.

• Solar thermal radiant floor heating through-out the house

• Heated patio and fireplace for outdoor dining maximizes indoor/outdoor living. The entry living room has glass to both sides to further connect the indoors and outdoors.

• Floor and ceiling materials connected in an unobtrusive and whimsical manner to increase floor plan flow and space.

• Magnetic chalkboard sliders in the play area and paperboard sliders in the kids' rooms transform the house itself into a medium for children's artistic expression.

• Material contrasts (stone, steal, wood etc.) makes this modern home warm and family
URL
http://www.duchateaufloors.com/

This photo has 3 questions

Alejandro Garcia wrote:
How much would cost ? - How much would cost if I want tht blue print?
   Comment   April 13, 2013
00hunter wrote:
What size is the sliding door?
   Comment   September 29, 2012
niter2 wrote:
how much should I budget for an adding a 13x13 room? - the additional room would be used for a workout area and would come off my master bedroom into the backyard. There is presently a window in master that I would take out and leave open to add on. Also adding a door leading from side of add on to back yard.
   Comment   July 9, 2012

What Houzz contributors are saying:

The small portal serves as the bedroom and is perfectly aligned with the water. The sides are solid, and the opening is fully transparent — a sliding glass wall bisected in the middle.

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Add flagstone
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outdoor room
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Bedroom facing pool open glass door to pool
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Wall to wall glass doors
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master on main
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December 11, 2013
The reflection is super cool! Also actually having a pool would be a plus. ;)
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Guestroom 003117
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Mcc
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glass door facing water :)
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exterior
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poolside GYM room
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fachada
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pool house
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love it even more.
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deck
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square block for upper floor?
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love the way it opens to the pool
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Square house
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October 30, 2013
The window!
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