In the C5 Residence, the users’ choices and preferences configure the personality and functionality of this home. The main residents, a 9-year-old girl and a 6-year-old boy, when asked what they would like the new house, were quick to say, “We want a garden to play with!”
This modern family practices togetherness, not hanging out in separate rooms. The architects’ assignment was to design an appealing centralized habitat for all members of the household to use and enjoy.
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.