06 Jun '15, 6pm

Rzlbd’s Light-Filled Tetris House Wins at Architecture by Eliminating Wasted Space

is located on a narrow 40’ by 110’ lot with tight zoning that minimized the allowable building footprint. Compounding challenges from the compact footprint, the client asked for the impossible – a lot more than could actually be built on the lot. To accommodate, rzlbd got creative and smart with the organization and layout of the home. The 2 1/2-story home comes in at about 3,000 sq ft and amazingly fits in 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 2 laundries, a nanny room, a home office, a large living and dining area, a spacious kitchen, a bar with a wine cellar and entertainment area, a covered garage, and area for storage. To do this, rzlbd thought like Tetris players and eliminated all wasted space and moved rooms to make the most of the area.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/rzlbds-light-filled-tetris-house-lea...

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