Nature Framed: At Home in the Landscape

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Twenty-five recent residential projects from around the United States take the concept of “green living” to the next architectural level. Going beyond the simple use of sustainable materials, these houses are designed to frame a very particular vision of nature for their owners that brings them as close as possible to nature while remaining indoors.

Featured are dynamic designs by today's most energetic architectural firms including ARO, Tod Williams/Billie Tsien, Diller ...

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Overview

Twenty-five recent residential projects from around the United States take the concept of “green living” to the next architectural level. Going beyond the simple use of sustainable materials, these houses are designed to frame a very particular vision of nature for their owners that brings them as close as possible to nature while remaining indoors.

Featured are dynamic designs by today's most energetic architectural firms including ARO, Tod Williams/Billie Tsien, Diller Scofidio + Renfro as well as up-and-coming smaller firms. Houses vary in scale, complexity, and site to give a broad survey of the potential of this cutting-edge approach.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781580933193
  • Publisher: The Monacelli Press
  • Publication date: 5/17/2011
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 504,240
  • Product dimensions: 11.08 (w) x 8.32 (h) x 0.82 (d)

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BROAD PROSPECTS
Toshiko Mori Architect
House in Taghkanic
Taghkanic, New York
2008
 
Tom Phifer
Salt Point House
Salt Point, New York
2007
 
Lloyd Russell
Desert House
Pioneertown, California
2008
 
Allied Works Architecture
Dutchess County Guest House
Dutchess County, New York
2008
 
Della Valle Bernheimer
Artreehoose
New Fairfield, Connecticut
2008
 
Fernau & Hartman Architects
House in Dry Creek Valley
Sonoma, California
2002
 
Michael P. Johnson
Yoder Doornbos Residence
Phoenix, Arizona
2007
 
 
SINGULAR SITES
Tod Williams Billie Tsien
Architects
Shelter Island House
Shelter Island, New York
2004
 
Saucier + Perrotte Architectes
House in the Laurentian Mountains
Mont-Tremblant, Quebec
2003
 
Charles Rose Architects
Orleans House
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
2005
 
Anderson Anderson
Architecture
Chameleon House
Lake Michigan Shores, Michigan
2006
 
Darren Petrucci
VH R-10 gHouse
Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts
2005
 
MOS
Floating House
Pointe au Baril, Ontario,
2005
 
 
SUBTLE BOUNDARIES
Tom Kundig
Chicken Point Cabin
Hayden, Idaho
2003
 
Marlon Blackwell
Tower House
Fayetteville, Arkansas
2000
 
Kyu Sung Woo
Putney Mountain Residence
Putney, Vermont
2008
 
Clark Stevens
Gompertz House
Paradise Valley, Montana
2001
 
Rick Joy
Desert Nomad House
Tucson, Arizona
2005
 
FT Architecture
Copper House
Ghent, New York
2001
 
 
 
NATURAL INTERPRETATIONS
Shim-Sutcliffe Architects
Hurricane Lake House
Haliburton, Ontario
2005
 
Roy McMakin
True House
Seattle, Washington
2005
 
Fernlund + Logan Architects
Studio and Utility Building
Guilford, Connecticut
2006
 
Marwan Al-Sayed
Desert City House
Paradise Valley, Arizona
2007
 
Hariri & Hariri
Pool House
Wilton, Connecticut
2007
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