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Empty Nester Residence

Empty Nester Residence

Architect
Studio Twenty Seven Architecture
Location
Arlington, United States
Project Year
2013
Category
Private Houses
Hoachlander Davis Photography, Anice Hoachlander, ©Studio Twenty Seven Architecture

Empty Nester Residence

Studio Twenty Seven Architecture as Architects

This new house is for an “empty-nester” couple downsizing to a smaller residence now that their children have grown.


The program for the new house was only 2400 square feet, but this was significantly larger than the 1600 square feet found in the existing homes in the neighborhood. The most contextually appropriate massing for the new house was to work with the “pill-box” typology of the original structure. Rotating the orientation of the roof line ninety degrees provide a house with a similar street presence massing but the ability to move deeper into the rear of the site. The home was to be constructed by a local builder using builder-level detailing and common materials and framing. The Owners elected to use wood siding on the exterior for its visual warmth and renewable quality.

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