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Glass House

Photography-Hedrich Blessing

Glass House:
The design objective was to build a house for my wife and three kids, looking forward in terms of how people live today. To experiment with transparency and reflectivity, removing borders and edges from outside to inside the house, and to really depict “flowing and endless space”. To construct a house that is smart and efficient in terms of construction and energy, both in terms of the building and the user. To tell a story of how the house is built in terms of the constructability, structure and enclosure, with the nod to Japanese wood construction in the method in which the concrete beams support the steel beams; and in terms of how the entire house is enveloped in glass as if it was poured over the bones to make it skin tight. To engineer the house to be a smart house that not only looks modern, but acts modern; every aspect of user control is simplified to a digital touch button, whether lights, shades/blinds, HVAC, communication/audio/video, or security. To develop a planning module based on a 16 foot square room size and a 8 foot wide connector called an interstitial space for hallways, bathrooms, stairs and mechanical, which keeps the rooms pure and uncluttered. The base of the interstitial spaces also become skylights for the basement gallery.

This house is all about flexibility; the family room, was a nursery when the kids were infants, is a craft and media room now, and will be a family room when the time is right. Our rooms are all based on a 16’x16’ (4.8mx4.8m) module, so a bedroom, a kitchen, and a dining room are the same size and functions can easily change; only the furniture and the attitude needs to change.

The house is 5,500 SF (550 SM)of livable space, plus garage and basement gallery for a total of 8200 SF (820 SM). The mathematical grid of the house in the x, y and z axis also extends into the layout of the trees and hardscapes, all centered on a suburban one-acre lot.
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Freestanding bathtub - industrial master medium tone wood floor and brown floor freestanding bathtub idea in Chicago with orange walls and white cabinets — Houzz

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m4boxer wrote:
who makes the tub filler and faucets?
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lisavitta

What kind of louver blinds are in the windows? They look great!!

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kirtan123

What color is the accent wall - what is the name brand of the paint. Thanks!

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windingcreek_creations wrote:
The floor? - Beautiful choice. Love the color, specifically. Is this wood or laminate? Where can I find it?
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The floor is real 3/4" solid Brazilian Cherry floor finished onsite.
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Gorgeous
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richardmanekin wrote:
Is the dressing table custom or ready-made and is it a laminate?
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custom by Thomas Roszak Architecture
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Yes, we designed this custom vanity/makeup table.
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scparkin wrote:
Love the color of the accent wall behind the dresser. Is it possible to know the color and brand of paint?
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Benjamin Moore Orange Sky
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nctp wrote:
Who makes the interior blinds. They are wonderful.
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Elodie Blakely wrote:
Accent wall color? - What is the paint color on this wall? Thanks in advance for your help!
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Eloise Anchondo wrote:
Loveing room - I live in a trailer n I want the western look and I painted on wall orange but what color should I paint the other walls to make it more bright
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Eloise Anchondo wrote:
Loveing room - I live in a trailer n I want the western look and I painted on wall orange but what color should I paint the other walls to make it more bright
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Some privacy and sunlight reduction come from the full-height horizontal louvers inside the glass walls.
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Try painting one small wall a favorite orange. This is a great low-commitment way to get a little punch of color in a room. This more toned-down orange is a good choice for a bathroom where you want to spend some time relaxing in the tub.
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Q. OK, we’ve chosen what we think might be a fantastic color. Now what?A. Even large paper swatches from paint companies can’t compare to what you learn when you paint on the wall in the finish you are considering. Always paint test patches before committing to a color. Without painting samples on the walls or building, it’s still just guesswork. Seeing the paint in the chosen finish in 2-foot-square patches on the walls is the only way to know if you’ve arrived at the best decision. I stress this point to all of my clients. The patches should be painted across from a window, next to a window and next to any proposed accent wall or passageway into another room. Light conditions greatly affect the appearance of colors. You need to test the color in areas of shadow and direct light, and observe it during the day and evening, when you switch to artificial light, to get a real sense of whether it’s right for you. Live with the colors for a couple of days, and the best option will become evident.
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“Even large paper swatches from paint companies can’t compare to what you learn when you paint on the wall in the finish you are considering. Always paint test patches before committing to a color.” — Amy Krane, as told to Tiffany CarboniGo for the 2-foot by 2-foot sample on the wall. It’s worth the extra effort.Full story: Paint-Picking Help and Secrets From a Color Expert
Erin Carlyle added this to How to Choose the Paint Color You Really Want
Seek InspirationThe way colors read on your computer screen or mobile device probably won’t read the same way in your room, where they’ll be affected by the amount of light and even the landscaping that the light is coming through. Use digital photos for general color and style ideas, and “tone and value inspiration — meaning light or dark or medium,” Mattison says. It’s also important to look for rooms that are of a similar size and shape to the one that you’ll be painting; that way, the effect will be more similar. Accent wall color: Orange Sky, Benjamin MooreHow to Match Colors From Photos to Real Life

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