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Barrel-Vaulted West Facade contemporary-patio

Barrel-Vaulted West Facade

The design of the house was inspired by the forms of the client's ceramics. With its dynamic vaults, the design expresses an unfolding, or emergence. With its extensive and properly shaded southern windows and thermal mass created by existing masonry incased in excellent insulation, the Finch House is an outstanding passive solar remodel.

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bdmorris50 added this to bdmorris50's Ideas
June 28, 2012
Use of metal
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January 25, 2012
cool ideas come to mind. multiple curved sections , cascade up a wall
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