28 Aug '15, 10pm

Gorgeous Sustainably-Built Fall House Conforms to the Landscap...

Fall House is a long, thin volume that conforms to the natural contours of a sloping cliff above the ocean. The dramatic landscape called for a dramatic solution, and Fougeron Architecture crafted a home that takes in the views while respecting the environment. The upper floor hosts the open floor plan living, dining and kitchen areas, while the ground floor offers three bedrooms (the master bedroom cantilevers out over the cliff). Programmatic areas are separated by steps instead of walls. An outdoor patio to the south is protected from northern winds by the house and enjoys access to a green roof that covers one of the bedrooms below. Related: Fougeron Architecture Converts a Concrete Warehouse into a Home in San Francisco Fougeron Architecture employed a number of strategies to minimize the home’s impact and energy use. First, the Fall House’s orientation and design let...

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