Krannitz Gehl Architects
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Outdoor Room contemporary-patio
 

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Ian Veach wrote:
shear and seal factors? - Beautiful design and beautiful house, thanks for sharing! Q1: Were there any shear factors to mitigate? Covered by the exposed beam? Or is there a steel frame under the horizontal above the doors (and cantilevered?)? Q2: how complicated are the door seals. There's lots of ceiling coverage, but what about where the doors meet at the corner? Some great ideas in a beautiful plan, thanks!
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Barry Gehl
By 'Shear Factor" I'm assuming that you're referring to the lateral wind/earthquake forces. These are handled by the steel columns and beams, which work as a moment frame to resist these forces. The engineer cantilevered the columns out of the ground, vs a rigid connection at the top; which we hadn't done before; interesting approach.
As far as the corner connection at the doors, they lock and seal against each other. You can find details for this on most major window mfr's sites. In this case the homeowner, who is a very accomplished cabinet maker, manufactured all of the doors and windows himself. Impressive!!
July 17, 2014 at 8:01am      Thanked by Ian Veach
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Nice that he could do the doors and windows himself. I saw a manufactured alternative (that you mentioned on this house's comments) that sounds like about $8k a pop [but worth it!]Thanks for the explanations Barry, and thanks for sharing your beautiful work!
July 17, 2014 at 10:59am   
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nathaliemueller wrote:
Amazing home - Where is this house and is it for sale?
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Barry Gehl
thanks!! The house is located on Marrowstone Island, just outside of Port Townsend, WA. The owners are very happy there, and have no intention of selling.
March 23, 2014 at 4:26pm   
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Billy Clark wrote:
Door - Where can I find this door?
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Barry Gehl
These were custom built, though Loewen has some similar.
May 14, 2013 at 1:07pm     
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jonebgood wrote:
who was the Architect this home is stunning! - who was the Architect this home is stunning!
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Barry Gehl
Krannitz Gehl Architects. Thanks for the compliment. You can see more of our work at www.krannitzgehl.com.
May 13, 2013 at 12:59pm   
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Mr. Gehl, the house is out of this world. Do you have pics of the bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchen? Can the plans be purchased?
May 15, 2013 at 5:08pm   
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nina Ricks wrote:
what kind of wood did you use on soffits? - We are building a modern mountain home. Our architect wants to use Douglas Fir for the exterior soffits. I think that wood has to much grain and won't look good. We picked cedar for the exterior for the house. Which is the best pick for the soffits? Help????
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Barry, what type of stain / finish is on the soffit? Beautiful work!
November 17, 2013 at 9:30pm   
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Thank you
November 17, 2013 at 10:09pm   
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Open up a corner. Take indoor-outdoor living to the next level by bringing a wall of glass doors right around a corner. When the doors are all open, the boundary between interior and exterior is blurred in a wonderfully mellow way.

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