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The Line House modern-staircase

The Line House

The steep site on which this residence is located dictated the use of a retaining wall to create a level grade. This retaining wall, or “the line”, became the driving element behind the parti of the home and serves to organize the program for the clients. The rituals of daily life fall into place along the line which is expressed as sandblasted exposed concrete and modular block. Three aspects of a house were seperated in this project: Thinking, Living, & Doing. ‘Thinking’ is done in the library, the main house is for ‘living’, and ‘doing’ is in the shop. While each space is separated by walls and windows they are nonetheless connected by “the line”.

Sustainability is married in equal parts to the concept of The Line House. The residence is located along an east/west axis to maximize the benefits of daylighting and solar heat gain. Operable windows maximize natural cross ventilation and reduce the need for air conditioning. Photo Credit: Michael Robinson

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March 18, 2013
pmdure wrote:
can a person using acrutch use the stairs. And please can you tell me if the stairs is attached to the wall. - R
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That would be dangerous if you climbed upstairs alone. It would be best to camp downstairs than risking going up & down the stairs in such condition.
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January 22, 2015
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What brand of stone is on the wall on the left side of the photo? - Is it real or manmade?
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