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TOMALES HOUSE


LOCATION:     TOMALES, CA

SIZE:               3,500 SF.

STATUS:        CONCEPTUAL


THE COASTAL HILLS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA PROVIDE THE SETTING FOR THIS PRIVATE RESIDENCE. CONSTRUCTED PRIMARILY OF REINFORCED CONCRETE AND GLASS, THE MINIMAL USE OF MATERIALS IS CONSISTENT WITH IT'S STARK AND FEATURELESS ENVIRONMENT. THE DESIGN PROVIDES FOR EXPANSIVE VIEWS OF THE VALLEY BELOW AS WELL AS AN INTIMATE GARDEN WITHIN THE CONFINES OF A CIRCULAR CONCRETE PRIVACY WALL. PERHAPS THE MOST COMPELLING FEATURE IS THE ASTROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY ACCESSIBLE FROM AN ELEVATED WALKWAY ABOVE THE GARDEN. THIS PROJECT WAS DESIGNED IN COLLABORATION WITH ROBERT SKOLNIK, ARCHITECT.

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TOMALES HOUSE


LOCATION:     TOMALES, CA

SIZE:               3,500 SF.

STATUS:        CONCEPTUAL


THE COASTAL HILLS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA PROVIDE THE SETTING FOR THIS PRIVATE RESIDENCE. CONSTRUCTED PRIMARILY OF REINFORCED CONCRETE AND GLASS, THE MINIMAL USE OF MATERIALS IS CONSISTENT WITH IT'S STARK AND FEATURELESS ENVIRONMENT. THE DESIGN PROVIDES FOR EXPANSIVE VIEWS OF THE VALLEY BELOW AS WELL AS AN INTIMATE GARDEN WITHIN THE CONFINES OF A CIRCULAR CONCRETE PRIVACY WALL. PERHAPS THE MOST COMPELLING FEATURE IS THE ASTROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY ACCESSIBLE FROM AN ELEVATED WALKWAY ABOVE THE GARDEN. THIS PROJECT WAS DESIGNED IN COLLABORATION WITH ROBERT SKOLNIK, ARCHITECT.

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