This new house is located in NW Washington DC on a steeply-sloped and forested site. The rear wall of the Chesapeake house is almost entirely glass, with decks extending out from bedrooms to create “outdoor rooms” with views of the wooded site beyond.
KUBE Architecture is a modern architecture studio that challenges the norms of daily life and attempts to reinterpret ways of working and living in the built environment. As a creative team, each member of the firm brings a unique set of experiences, talents, and passions to the design process. Every new challenge is considered in the most creative way possible. KUBE views its clients as partners in the design process, and works to create customized spaces that suit their lifestyle, desires, functional needs, and budget.
KUBE Architecture emphasizes the primary components of architectural space: light, color, texture, and materiality. Working with new materials and methods of construction, research is an on-going process at KUBE. We believe in the value of sustainable materials, and utilize green products whenever possible. Finally, KUBE believes in economy of means, and in creating efficient spaces that achieve both richness and simplicity.
KUBE's services consist of architectural and interior design, graphic design, website design, and furniture/cabinetry design and fabrication.
The first floor of Corcoran House has an entirely open plan that flows toward the open glass back of the home. A cathedral ceiling from a 1980 renovation has been eliminated and load-bearing walls replaced by exposed steel girders.
The goal for this existing suburban home was to “break open the box” to allow views of the surrounding wooded landscape. Interconnected spaces were created where previously there were walls dividing them.
Carmens House is a single-family residence located in Washington DC, designed by KUBE Architecture. From the architect: Carmen grew up and lived her formative years in Puerto Rico. As a young woman she moved to the United States to pursue a career. After more than 30 years of traveling and living away from Puerto Rico, […]
The Rosedale Residence is a ground up 6,000 sf house on the last available site adjacent to the historic Rosedale Conservancy, located in Cleveland Park in northwest Washington, DC. The Conservancy dates back 280 years into Washington history and is home to one of the oldest private residences in the area. Over the years, the […]
Washington-based Kube Architecture has designed Casa Abierta for a family with two children. Description by Kube Architecture: The Owners are from Costa Rica. After the second meeting, their second child was born. At the third meeting, their house was filled with family and friends, a common occurrence in their home. The suburban box did not […]