The concept – a modern reinterpretation of the vernacular dogtrot house found commonly in Appalachia – aligns the more private program along the ridge creating a linear bar running east-west optimizing the long exposures of the building.
GriD Architects is an architectural practice based in Baltimore, Maryland, US. We are eager collaborators with our clients, other design professionals, engineers, artists, scientists… whoever has a similar interest in making the world a better place through making. We care deeply about our profession as architects and value the use of our hands. Our work strives to balance the art of design with the craft of building. And our work seeks to be a result of this incredible throbbing network of people, places, and ideas while always focusing on courage and truth, wherever those evasive concepts may be found.
Nestled between Frederick Law Olmstead’s Patterson Park and Baltimore’s historic waterfront, Tap House emerges as a typical, unassuming, sixteen foot wide corner rowhouse common to the urban fabric.