Berkshire

Atlanta, Georgia
Architect
  • Plexus r+d
Interior Design
  • Plexus r+d
Location
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Berkshire is a three level single-family dwelling comprised of 6,150 square feet of enclosed space, located in one of Atlanta’s first suburban communities.

    The owner's desire to create expansive and interconnected interior spaces that extend fluidly into the exterior environment was the primary generator of the spatial diagram.

    The home was envisioned as a system of fluid, shaded spaces situated under a floating roof plane that connects three primary building volumes which wrap around a central courtyard and pool.

    The vertical surfaces of the building volumes are defined by large sliding glass doors that provide open access to the courtyard and back yard on both levels, reinforcing the relationship between interior and exterior spaces.

    The material palate was developed to create a dynamic and contrasting relationship between the building components that make contact with the ground plane and those that hover above the site.

    Architectural forms that touch the ground have been designed to reinforce the connectedness between the house and site. These elements include retaining walls, water features and stairs that are finished with exposed architectural concrete, precast concrete and stacked stone. Contrasting forms that are detached from the site are finished with light coloured stucco and wood, enhancing their sense of weightlessness.

    This property is part of the Atlanta Design Festival MA! Architecture Tour 2017™

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Architecture and Design: Plexus r+d  Photo  of Berkshire modern home

    Atlanta Design Economy Credits

    Architecture and Design: Plexus r+d

    Atlanta Design Economy Credits

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    Atlanta Design Economy Credits

    Architecture and Design: Plexus r+d

    Atlanta Design Economy Credits

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    Atlanta Design Economy Credits

    Architecture and Design: Plexus r+d

    Atlanta Design Economy Credits

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    Atlanta Design Economy Credits

    Architecture and Design: Plexus r+d

    Atlanta Design Economy Credits

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    Atlanta Design Economy Credits

    Architecture and Design: Plexus r+d

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