Piampiano Residence by Studio B Architecture + Interiors

Piampiano Residence

Piampiano Residence, located in Woody Creek, Colorado, was designed by Studio B Architecture + Interiors. Perched at the rivers edge, this project consists of an addition to the existing house as well as a detached garage with a dwelling unit above. The new architecture reinterprets the existing house and marries the project as ‘a whole’ through its use of materials, patterns and massing. Glass is used in abundance to maximise the stunning natural views uniting the indoor and outdoor spaces.

Project description: An existing assembly of disparate structures within a narrow site and wedged between a steep embankment and the rivers edge offered a curious challenge. Per Pitkin County regulations regarding proximity to river setbacks, demolition of the existing house was not an option as the immediate relationship to the Roaring Fork would be lost.

Piampiano Residence 1

We utilized the existing architecture by taking our cues in mass, scale and materials to transform the ordinary into a series of additions and new elements to unify the new residence blurring the boundary of existing and new.

Piampiano Residence 2

Perched within the tall conifers and unable to remove them, the reclaimed siding reflects the texture/color of the trees, refers to the previous house and coupled with aluminum windows yield a maintenance-free exterior.

Piampiano Residence 3

The additions and detached garage/guest suite configurations are driven by the site and topographical constraints while providing the owner requested programmatic requirements. The simple white and maple interiors capture and reflect natural light within the heavily shaded site and provides contrast to the darker and textured exteriors.

- Advertisement -

Piampiano Residence 4

The value we offered was a vision utilizing existing conditions and saw that as an opportunity as opposed to a hindrance. Our exploration and creative use of material options, both exterior and interior enabled us to deliver a high-level of design and architecture on a limited budget.

Architects: Studio B Architects
Project: Piampiano Residence
Location: Woody Creek, Colorado, United States
Area: 800 sqm
Photography: Andrew Pogue, Derek Skalko

Piampiano Residence 5

Piampiano Residence 6

Piampiano Residence 7

Piampiano Residence 8

Piampiano Residence 9

Piampiano Residence 9

Piampiano Residence 10

Piampiano Residence 11

Piampiano Residence 12

Thank you for reading this article!

blank

Newsletter HomeWorldDesign

To be updated with all the latest projects

Most Recent

Most Popular

Highland East House

Highland East House by COLAB Architecture + Urban Design

The Highland East House is a 4,300 square foot, five-bedroom, four-bathroom residence located in Portland’s SW Hills. The design harkens back to a Pacific Northwest style of mid-century modern houses constructed in Portland in the nineteen sixties.
Modern Living Space 13

Modern Living Space by Sue Murphy Interior Design

This project is a modern living space designed by Sue Murphy Interior Design based in Harpenden, Hertfordshire. A bold, contemporary kitchen-dinning space with a...
Minimalist Single Storey Terrace House by Fabian Tan Architect 5

Minimalist Single Storey Terrace House / Fabian Tan Architect

The house is a typical single storey terrace house on a plot of 23' x 75' land. The original house layout is typically closed and the brief was to create an open plan on one side and private rooms on the other side of the dividing center wall.
Fish Creek House - a Small, Off-the-Grid Holiday Home by ArchiBlox

Fish Creek House, a Small Off-the-Grid Holiday Home by ArchiBlox

The Fish Creek House was designed to maximize sustainability & liveability. Careful positioning takes full advantage of natural cooling, heating, and lighting.

Modern Australian Farm House with Passive Solar Design

This modern Australian farm house was designed by Archterra Architects in Margaret River, Western Australia. Description by Archterra: This house sits along a ridge between...

More Articles Like This