blodgett-calvin PART IV
Set apart from and overlooking the landscape, the original house, designed by Calvin Straub, consists of four distinct wings that converged at a closed-in kitchen. Below the shallow gable roofs, the house subscribes to a rigorous set of rules concerning structure, material and detail.
SAN MARINO CA
AIA CALIFORNIA COUNCIL RESIDENTIAL MERIT AWARD 2015
AIA LA RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTURE AWARD 2016
Working off this matrix, the remodel sets out to introduce a connectivity that was lacking and weave in a set of new experiences.
Each adjoining outdoor court is re-commissioned into purposeful spaces with improved connection to the interior.
In the main bedroom, a linear bathing zone weaves into the bedroom and out to a shower garden, blurring the line between what is in and what is out.