Casa Terrazas is located west of the city of Chihuahua, in a subdivision on a hill, on a south facing plot. The clients were looking for a concept in which the views of the city would be used to the maximum while at the same time avoiding direct sunlight in summer
Jacoby Architects designed this remodel and addition of an existing structure for close friends. The modern residential design is perched on the upper ledge of City Creek Canyon with views spanning up the canyon and out to the Great Salt Lake.
The Pemberton Place residence nestles among large heritage oak trees on a rare one-acre lot in West Austin. Set back from the street along the edge of a bluff, this modern treehouse provides spectacular views across pease district park to the state capitol and downtown.
Relocating to the East Coast from Santa Monica, it was important to the family to bring the spirit of the Modern homes they left behind into the design of their new residence in a conservative, suburban neighborhood outside of New York City.
Located in the Elysian Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, the Echo House and detached artist studio are positioned to perceptually inhabit the adjacent community garden, and present views of the downtown skyline and surrounding hills
The Oleander house offers several points of connection with the outside: the porch on the first floor serves as a welcoming element, and the dining room that opens onto the garden provides a union with the outdoors.