Second Story

Two Elevations and Two Facades Create Airy Openness and Clever Comfort

 

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Leveling Up
Situated on a prominent corner lot, this home’s second story is site to help de-scale the corner and create spectacular vistas of the unique folded roof and the courtyard below.

 

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Comforting Courtyard

The interior courtyard features plenty of areas for lounging, a pool, and easy access to communal areas as well as the downstairs bedroom.

 

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Stepping In 
Multiple varieties and stains of wood are situated throughout the home, while can and recessed lighting provide light in addition to numerous windows.

 

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Getting Together
Public spaces like the kitchen and living areas are located in direct relationship to the courtyard formed around the U-shaped layout, giving the feel of bringing the outside in.

 

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Staying Connected
Natural light filters through the home and even into the upstairs areas, like this media room adjacent to a guest bedroom, to give the home an airy, open feel.

 

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Relaxing Respite
In addition to a glass-paneled shower and dual sink vanity, the bathroom also hosts a soaking tub and ceiling-level clerestory style windows to allow natural light without sacrificing privacy.

 


 

About the Architects:

coXist is a contemporary architecture firm dedicated to making an impact on each client’s way of living through thoughtful and human-driven design. coXist was formed on the principle that the best design is one that reflects human experience through memory, sense of place, and engaging all five senses. coXiststudio.com

Architecture by coXist Studio – Megan and Frank Lin, and Beth Murphy
Built and developed by FIA Homes
Structural engineering by JM Structural
Photos by Atelier Wong Photography

 

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