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GTE House contemporary-home-office

GTE House

Made for Monterrey: Having worked as an educator in the field of architecture for 5 years, Lucia was thrilled at the prospect of creating a blueprint for the hilltop home she would share with her husband, Eduardo. After its completion the couple set out to imagine a warm interior environment that would expand on her theme of designing spaces to open from the inside out. Besides, the natural setting and sweeping city views practically begged to be showcased. Read the full story on this project >

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Nick Roemer wrote:
What type of hardwood flooring is this? - Floor type?
     Comment   June 22, 2014
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Nick Roemer
Great. Thanks. General wide plank hardwood question... I've heard that in humid climates, you should not go beyond 4 inch width planks due to bowing/cupping/spacing challenges. Does this apply to living in the Washington DC area? ...looking to purchase floors soon and getting conflicting information (sellers... 'go for it!', installers....'definitely not!')
June 23, 2014 at 7:17am     
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Oak & Broad
:-) Thats a great question! This seller will strongly recommend engineered. We do however have an American made product that finishes just like the solid in the photos and also allows refinishing just like solid. Email me for an easy quote.
June 23, 2014 at 7:31am   
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draya wrote:
Please let me know where I can find this desk?
   Comment   July 13, 2013
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This is a custom made Air Desk in 12 mm transparent tempered glass. Available also with painted glass top in the bright or matt versions, anodized aluminum, or embossed white or black lacquered metal parts.
Ideal style delivering crisp contemporary look, designed by Pinuccio Borgonovo 2008.

House owner, Architect from – Harvard U., decided to utilize this style, creating auspicious transparency, & function in multi-level interior. As desk rests in the open area within living and formal spaces, it was decided to produce in transparent version, allowing to dissolve, meanwhile providing function to required tasks.
On the back of the desk is located hidden non glare TV screen, that can be viewed from any angle in the space without obstruction from the desk.

If you would like more info on ordering contact the designer, George Saba at He can provide the various configurations available (rectangular, curved, with extension, various sizes, drawer options, etc.) and the lead time (it is Italian made.)
July 15, 2013 at 9:14am   
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Thank you for your in depth answer.
July 17, 2013 at 2:26am   
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lperey added this to Living Room Ideas
June 10, 2014
Hardwood floor
ccampbell16 added this to Home Office Ideas
May 28, 2014
desk is cool
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May 24, 2014
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May 19, 2014
show scott this house
esti54 added this to esti54's ideas
May 13, 2014
The glass shelves are very cool. A darker color of the wall - just a bit darker, would give the impression of more depth, I think.
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May 9, 2014
Love that the office is big enough for a piano
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April 27, 2014
Sleek office
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March 30, 2014
Clear table flooring piano
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March 23, 2014
Mesa librero
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March 20, 2014
Wood, glass shelves
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February 19, 2014
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February 19, 2014
wood floor is stunning and warm
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February 1, 2014
Table and decor
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January 21, 2014
glass desk and glass shelves
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glass shelving
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wood floors
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December 24, 2013
Pretty hardwood flooring
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December 3, 2013
love the shelving.
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November 28, 2013
Love this room! Great desk
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October 16, 2013
my style, NO piano
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October 12, 2013
Escritorio vidrio
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interesting study
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Really like those shelves
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Like the floors
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Piano/study combo
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Glass desk/wood floor
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Desk for library
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Hardwood floor
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June 25, 2013
The desk is slamn'
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piano in office
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piano office combo - don't like the shelves
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Yes I need baby grande in my office because I write and compose music
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cherry floors
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With a baby grand that I would have to learn how to
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Mesa escritório
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