nity. Private courtyards provide views for the street-side rooms to the ecology of the Lake.
Climate appropriate plants and ground cover are to be utilized, maintaining the porous condition of the site as a means of sustainability. The plant materials contribute to a local ecology in the community, as well as the larger environment of the new city. The garden and house are designed as an integrated whole, allowing the house to engage in its environment.
Energy-saving windows and doors, combined with strategic locations with respect to utilizing appropriate sun angles create a thermally stable environment. Energy-saving appliances and mechanical systems will be utilized throughout the project.
Gross Floor Area (mq)500
ArchitectsGriffin Enright Architects
Design teamDesign Principals; Margaret Griffin, John Enright, Design Team: Jian Huang, Christine Chow, Brian Harms, Lucia Bartholomew, Nanao Shimizu, Matheos Asfaw, Joe Carlos, Monica McKay, Kefilwe Mogorosi, Karen Kim, Aaron Ryan, Kiley Feickert, Evan Collins
Photo CreditsArch Exist Photography
Curriculum studio / partecipanteGriffin Enright Architects is an award-winning, interdisciplinary Los Angeles-based firm with institutional, cultural, and residential projects built nationally and abroad. Griffin Enright Architects was founded by Margaret Griffin, FAIA, and John Enright, FAIA, LEED AP, as a collaborative design practice that explores new prospects for the built environment through their integration of architectural, urban, landscape, and interior design. Using focused, inventive, and strategic thinking, they pursue unexpected solutions to transform overlooked conditions into landmark projects through their expertise in construction techniques and community engagement.
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