Designed by The Raleigh Architecture, the Dasgupta-Saucier residence is located on a slender downtown infill lot in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States.
Description by The Raleigh Architecture The Dasgupta-Saucier residence is located on a slender downtown infill lot in a Raleigh, NC. Facing a busy thoroughfare, the home makes use of pure topography and punctiliously positioned openings to alleviate sound and set up privateness. The residence pays homage to its southern roots by creating deep recessed entrance and rear porches with a cantilevered higher story. An open central quantity supplies ample pure daylight to the decrease story whereas a metal staircase twists upwards, unifying all the areas of the home collectively. Warm cypress siding roots the residence into the panorama and weathered metal panels shield the personal higher story. A second flooring degree of personal bedrooms is stacked on an open decrease degree of dwelling areas. The second flooring “bar” is cut up, pushing the youngsters’s bedrooms north and a main bedroom south. This easy shift creates a coated entrance and rear porch whereas concurrently offering a double peak kitchen area within the middle for a brand new household passionate concerning the tradition of cooking. A wrapping metal staircase leads upwards to a working workplace for every of the shoppers, whereas a personal terrace on the third flooring hyperlinks the home to its panorama and offers views to downtown. The residence and a neighboring residence share a landscaped courtyard that’s shielded from the busy road, offering an area for each households to collect. Roof: Standing seam galvanized metallic & TPO roofing. Siding: Cor-ten metal panels w/ one hundred% recycled content material, clear end cypress (regionally sourced). Systems: Geothermal & mini-cut up HVAC system, prompt scorching water heater w/ recirculation loop. Windows: Aluminum clad wooden home windows.
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