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Mount Pleasant Modern: Front Elevation
Mount Pleasant Modern: Main Entry
Daniel J. Strening designed the Accessory Dwelling Unit to provide additional space for extended family. The team used a simple palette of materials and soft edges to blend the building into the landscape.
Set on an expansive meadow and overlooking the sea, Rode House is a semicircular residence on Chiloé Island featuring a dramatic, sloping roof that extends over an interior courtyard. Pezo von Ellrichshausen is a Chilean firm known for their arresting, geometric architecture. In true form, the striking, semicircular residence boasts a roof that drops steeply to form two sharp peaks at either end.
The grand property includes forested land, a reflecting pond, and a private pool—all of which can be enjoyed from the picturesque living spaces.
Abercorn Chalet by Guillaume Kukucka and Tux Creative
The main living space opens up via full-height, glazed sliding doors to outdoor courtyards on the northern and southern sides.
The wood siding gives the house a cabin-like aesthetic.
"It is so beautiful around here with the wildlife and the vegetation—the less disturbed, the better," says Axboe.
The house was designed to seamlessly integrate into its surroundings. It is conceived as a "looking box" to the mountain ranges, with ample outdoor decks and patios to enjoy the views.
The two, season-specific wings of the L-shaped plan are separated by a covered breezeway.
Gregory Creek Residence - Exterior
Evening at Gregory Creek
"The geometry of the roof transforms from a typical pitched gable on the short northeast end of the façade, to a flat roof on the opposite end of the southwest facade," says cofounder Javier Ampuero Ernst. "This transition creates a dynamic arrangement of folding roof planes."
Exterior - Front
The roofs are made of corrugated aluminum, and the timber sidings used at the entrance are repeated on key ceiling planes.
"This distinctive sheltering shape is again expressed in the wrapped floor-wall-roof profile of the three wings, which—assembled together, one above the other—track the site as it slopes toward the water," says Philip Olmesdahl.
The owner wanted a cozy family escape with plenty of outdoor entertaining areas.
The pinwheel plan also led to the creation of two sheltered outdoor spaces: the morning porch and the evening porch.
Planning regulations required a gable roof, which the architects split into four shed roofs carefully designed to respond to heavy snow and meet spatial and aesthetic wishes.
Nic Lehoux
The east facade reflects a serene late summer morning.
Paths from the house connect to nearby hiking trails for outdoor and wildlife experiences.
The drawn out roof cants upward in the main living spaces to provide them with the best views.
The viewing deck wraps around the home to provide views in every direction.
Snow buries scrub oak trees in front of the home's west elevation.
The home's deck is perched over a canyon full of wildlife and rugged vegetation.
Warm cedar siding contrasts the snow capped ridge on a bright Utah winter day.
Entry Driveway Approach

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