Whiteline Residence

Des Moines, Iowa
Photographer
  • Cameron Campbell of Integrated Studios
Location
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • Structure
  • Condo
  • Type
  • Modern
  • Year
  • 2016
  • Square Feet
  • 3800
  • Bedrooms
  • 2
  • 2
  • Full Baths
  • 2
  • Partial Baths
  • 1
  • This 3,800 sf residence, which occupies the top floor of a converted historic urban warehouse, balances the duality of the clients’ public and private lives through processional layout and spatial contrast. The design assigns bright, open social spaces to the perimeter and encloses private areas with dark tones and rich materiality. The juxtaposition provides the chiaroscuro of the clients’ extensive calligraphic art collection, writ large in space.

    Entering the residence, daylight draws one through a compressed, enveloping vestibule out into the open living area. The airy communal space wraps the warehouse’s northwest corner, maximizing natural light and the expansive panoramic view. Dark-stained white oak piers cordon off its ends to provide enclosure and reserve views for the master bedroom and study, respectively.

    Support spaces can be found in the interior of the unit, where lowered ceilings enhance experiential intimacy. Floors are radiant, polished concrete. Bathrooms are finished in marble slabs, marble penny tile, and pickled white oak. Lending pragmatic logic to an experientially-driven layout, low ceilings coincide with a dense network of existing duct banks, conduit runs, sprinkler pipes, and roof drains.

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    Modern home with Living Room, Lamps, Storage, Console Tables, Sofa, Chair, Coffee Tables, and Concrete Floor. The primary living space is located at the corner of the condo offering views to downtown. Photo  of Whiteline Residence

    The primary living space is located at the corner of the condo offering views to downtown.

    Site Plan Drawing Photo 2 of Whiteline Residence modern home

    Site Plan Drawing

    Floor plan drawing. Photo 3 of Whiteline Residence modern home

    Floor plan drawing.

    Exploded axonometric drawing. Photo 4 of Whiteline Residence modern home

    Exploded axonometric drawing.

    Modern home with Hallway and Concrete Floor. A careful display of art in the foyer frames a dramatic view of the Polk County Courthouse. Photo 5 of Whiteline Residence

    A careful display of art in the foyer frames a dramatic view of the Polk County Courthouse.

    Modern home with Dining Room, Chair, Table, Ceiling Lighting, Pendant Lighting, and Concrete Floor. Social spaces are held to the perimeter to access expansive panoramic views. Photo 6 of Whiteline Residence

    Social spaces are held to the perimeter to access expansive panoramic views.

    Modern home with Kitchen, Wood Cabinet, Concrete Floor, Cooktops, Ceiling Lighting, Recessed Lighting, and Engineered Quartz Counter. Dark-stained white oak and a marble counter top frames the kitchen. Photo 7 of Whiteline Residence

    Dark-stained white oak and a marble counter top frames the kitchen.

    Modern home with Bed, Ceiling Lighting, Accent Lighting, Wall Lighting, Concrete Floor, Rug Floor, and Bedroom. Views to the south are reserved for the master bedroom. Photo 8 of Whiteline Residence

    Views to the south are reserved for the master bedroom.

    Modern home with Bath Room, Engineered Quartz Counter, Marble Floor, Freestanding Tub, Open Shower, Accent Lighting, Wall Lighting, and Mosaic Tile Wall. Bathrooms are finished with marbles slabs, marble penny tile and pickled white oak. Photo 9 of Whiteline Residence

    Bathrooms are finished with marbles slabs, marble penny tile and pickled white oak.

    Modern home with Living Room, Gas Burning Fireplace, Concrete Floor, Wall Lighting, Bench, Chair, and Standard Layout Fireplace. The gallery contains the clients calligraphic art collection offers views to downtown. Photo 10 of Whiteline Residence

    The gallery contains the clients calligraphic art collection offers views to downtown.

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