Modern two-storey home situated in Sagaponack, New York, designed by Blaze Makoid Structure.











Description by Blaze Makoid Structure

Sited on a slender, one acre, oceanfront lot, the design of this home was one of many first tasks within the Village of Sagaponack to be affected by the 2010 revision to FEMA flood elevations, requiring a primary flooring elevation of roughly 17 ft above sea degree with a most peak allowance of forty’ and all development required to be situated landward of the Coastal Erosion Hazard Line. The situation inside a excessive velocity (VE) wind zone added to the planning and structural challenges.

Close by inspiration got here from each the 1979 Tarlo ‘Wall’ Home by Tod Williams and Norman Jaffe’s Perlbinder Home, accomplished in 1970. The 2 story travertine entry façade is highlighted with a single opening accentuated by a cantilevered afromosia stair touchdown that hovers off the bottom. A ‘minimize and fold’ within the wall aircraft bends to permit for one giant glass opening, from which an over scaled, wooden aperture containing the primary stair touchdown cantilevers. In a nod to Louis Kahn’s Richards Laboratories on the College of Pennsylvania, a layer of service areas run parallel to the wall aircraft making a threshold previous to reaching the horizontal expanse of the ‘served’ leisure areas of the open plan front room, eating and kitchen. Fifteen foot large, flooring to ceiling, glass sliding panels maximize the ocean view and open the home onto the ocean aspect patio and pool.

The second flooring is imagined as a travertine and glass ‘drawer’ floating above the glass flooring under. Three equivalent youngsters’s bedrooms run from west to east, setting a rhythm that’s punctuated by a main bedroom balcony that tasks out from the wall aircraft, clad in the identical afromosia wooden because the stair touchdown. Inside supplies embrace poured in place concrete flooring, Calacutta marble cladding and afromosia millwork.

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