Adrienne DeRosa
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My Houzz: A Well-Preserved

The rear facade comes to life as the sun sets. The entire structure seems almost weightless, thanks to the use of concrete-block pillars. Rather than break up the the flow of the space with load bearing walls, the pillars carry the weight in a very discreet manner. Clerestory windows beneath the eaves give the impression of a floating roof, releasing light across the landscape. "One friend said our house looked like a spaceship ready for take-off when lit up at night and viewed from the street!" laughs Bobbie.

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The rear facade comes to life as the sun sets. Concrete-block pillars, rather than load-bearing walls, carry the structure's weight in a discreet manner. Clerestory windows beneath the eaves give the impression of a floating roof, releasing light across the landscape. "One friend said our house looked like a spaceship ready for takeoff when lit up at night and viewed from the street," Bobbie says.

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Design Dynamics added this to block
August 4, 2014
block
madametart added this to Linder Residence
July 21, 2014
too big but nice style
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May 5, 2014
Facade
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December 31, 2013
everything!
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December 30, 2013
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December 29, 2013
windows, beautiful!
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December 11, 2013
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Flaoting Roof
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The rear facade comes to life as the sun sets. Concrete-block pillars, rather than load-bearing walls, carry the structure's weight in a discreet manner. Clerestory windows beneath the eaves give the impression of a floating roof, releasing light across the landscape.
michaelfc added this to michaelfc's ideas
November 11, 2013
exterior
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November 10, 2013
The rear facade comes to life as the sun sets. Concrete-block pillars, rather than load-bearing walls, carry the structure's weight in a discreet manner. Clerestory windows beneath the eaves give the impression of a floating roof, releasing light across the landscape
sarasotabeaches added this to Wimberly House
November 5, 2013
Beautiful exterior of same home
diandh added this to exteriors
October 29, 2013
Lighting and landscaping
stephanbarker added this to Exterior Ideas
October 9, 2013
Concrete-block pillars, rather than load-bearing walls, carry the structure's weight in a discreet manner
charlatanina added this to MY dream houzz
October 8, 2013
again, not super excited about the modern design but I do love this house on the outside and love how the interior has lots of windows.
isellclt added this to isellclt's Ideas
October 8, 2013
Natural looking house. Tons of windows to bring the outside in
chrisandjanelle added this to chrisandjanelle's ideas
October 8, 2013
lovely windows, great house
michefan added this to michefan's ideas
October 7, 2013
plenty of sun light
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October 7, 2013
Exteriod
Vicki Lee added this to Mid century houses
October 7, 2013
exterior at night
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October 7, 2013
I like the modern contemporary look to it.
Kevin Ritchie added this to kevin_ritchie's ideas
October 7, 2013
The rear facade comes to life as the sun sets. Concrete-block pillars, rather than load-bearing walls, carry the structure's weight in a discreet manner. Clerestory windows beneath the eaves give the impression of a floating roof, releasing light across the landscape. "One friend said our house looked like a spaceship ready for takeoff when lit up at night and viewed from the street," Bobbie says.
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October 7, 2013
love all the windows
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Love the shape and lines of the house
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October 7, 2013
Look
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view
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October 6, 2013
Cinder block and glass makes a nice architectural statement.
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natural lighting open windows
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October 6, 2013
Night-lit open glass exterior
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October 6, 2013
wow
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October 6, 2013
Such a great house and they have done an excellent job with decor throughout. Love it!
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October 6, 2013
back of the house
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October 6, 2013
outside roof design
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October 6, 2013
Linda!!!!!!
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October 6, 2013
concrete block pillars rather than load bearing walls carry the structure's weight "in a discreet manner"
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October 6, 2013
concrete blocks instead of load bearing walls?
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October 6, 2013
Dream home
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October 6, 2013
concrete pillars rather than supporting walls
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October 6, 2013
Love everything about this house!
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concrete block pillars
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