Oak Knoll Residence by Jørgensen Design

Modern single household home designed by Jørgensen Design, situated in California, United States.

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Description by Jørgensen Design

Set inside the vineyards and near the middle of city, the location for the home is a big plot of land dotted with full grown timber and vineyards.

The venture consists of two homes related with glass. Every home is protected against a busy street with two ‘L’ Formed partitions – one is stone and one is cedar. Numerous items behind these partitions are organized collectively round courtyards and terraces. In flip giving rise to a sequence of particular person gardens, every with their very own particular person atmosphere – gardens set amongst different limitless gardens. A system of slender areas act like paths connecting the gardens, courtyards, and inside areas, every embracing and respecting the panorama.

The doorway backyard is conceived as a porch-like atrium which results in a strong redwood door crafted from the one tree faraway from the location. This door opens to a small glass lobby which connects the 2 fundamental partitions of the home. To at least one aspect is an inside gateway by way of a cedar wall and to the opposite aspect is a portal by way of a thick stone wall. The gateway opens to a backyard and guestrooms and the portal opens onto the household artwork assortment and fundamental home.

The primary home opens to vineyards on the valley flooring with 270 diploma views of the encompassing Mayacamas Mountains, Mt. St. Helena, and Stags Leap past. Guestrooms are by way of the cedar gateway and open to the southern views of vineyards, Stone Mountain, Mt. Vedeer and the town close by. In the meantime the utility areas are hidden away in entrance with quick access whereas growing the buffer between the home and busy street and the home.

Giant eaves create each a spot to benefit from the outdoor all yr round and safety from the summer time solar, whereas letting in the correct quantity of winter solar deep into the home. The envelope of the home enhances the management of the location whereas offering a way of privateness and safety whereas juxtaposed with giant openings to the encompassing panorama. The materialization of this challenge displays its rural setting, whereas softening its city attributes of shelter in entrance and large openings behind these city attributes and human nature.

Images by Joe Fletcher

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