be cool to have a cantilevered structure with drop down shades to cover roof deck and 2nd floor west wall?
that open to hidden courtyards. This wall is composed of Trex, concrete blocks that match the ones used inside the house, and LUMAsite, a translucent combination of fiberglass and acrylic.
The next edge is one that transforms; Ehrlich used a dynamic system of sunshades, mounted across the top and down the
color to any building. And fabric awnings have an impermanent and transient quality that plays nicely against the solidity and stiffness of a building. It's like the awnings are the soft counterbalance to a building's hard structure.
them on to evoke sailing metaphor
according to the architects, "presents raw, honest materials appropriate to the grittiness of the Venice [California] environment." The corner lot is defined by a wall composed of various materials, each one reiterated in the house's design. Walls of Cor-Ten steel are visible behind this wall and retractable