Grandview House by RAS-A

Trendy single household residence situated in Manhattan Seashore, California, designed by RAS-A.

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Description by RAS-A

The Grandview Home is situated within the Los Angeles coastal metropolis of Manhattan Seashore, California. Having the constraints of an extended and slender lot, the answer is an extended and slender constructing that’s organized round a courtyard. Carved out of the southern inside aspect of the lot, the courtyard turns into a big outside dwelling area which brings solar mild into the core of the home and permits the interiors to spill outdoor.

The unique home on the location, inbuilt 1927, was hand demolished to the foundations. Its footprint and silhouette are recycled into the brand new design as a clean troweled white stucco field that accommodates the houses public areas. It’s in sharp distinction to the darkish charred cedar that clads the personal parts of the home. Bricks from an previous patio on the property are repurposed into an outside hearth and grill. The interiors have concrete flooring, maple stairs, walnut casework, and ceilings of hemlock which match the sauna.

A passive photo voltaic design, consisting of operable home windows and ventilating mild wells organized to benefit from fixed ocean breezes, retains the home cool in the summertime with out the necessity for an A/C unit. A hydronic radiant flooring system supplies clear warmth for the home together with the outside patio permitting yr spherical use of the courtyard.

Images by Chang Kyun Kim

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