10 x 10: Dwell & Arkitip Artist Series
This is the only project to be featured in Dwell twice (and it was on the cover of our first issue). We returned to the house when it received a new roof design and was finally completed. Although it was a long slog for the homeowners, Holder’s take is decidedly sunny.
With every component of the American House 08 coming out of Massie’s high-tech microfactory in Pontiac, Michigan, the architect proved that prefabrication can give the designer total control of his work. That is, until Perry’s cast of characters got a hold of it at least.
As Steely and his family embraced all their new Hawaiian home had to offer, they found the best way to live on a lava flow is to go along with it. That means surfing and “talking story” with locals. Giglio’s icons and logos advertise “da kine” side of Big Island living.
Oddly, when five maximal personalities collided on this project, a striking minimalist design emerged. Hugo’s interpretation picks up on the strong vanishing point created by the home’s floorboards and whatever may lurk beyond its pristine walls.