The Tumbleweed Residence reflects the owners’ desire to embrace a surrounding expressed in simple materials -steel, concrete block, wood- and celebrates craft and evidence of the hand in the construction.
Designed for an active pair of empty nesters, who still work full-time, this small home overlooks Little Round Bay, an idyllic deep-water cove 6 ½ miles up the Severn River from Annapolis, Maryland, and the Naval Academy. The Little Round Bay House was designed to accommodate this varied program.
The iron steel fountain has been designed in order to increase the feeling of privacy in the patio, and it is integrated in the natural stone wall. The main façade of the Palau Sator house is made with local natural stone and characterized by its openings framed with iron sheets and the predominance of vertical proportions.
The Fontana Lake House is a private lake home located in Swain County. The LEED Gold home is designed to integrate harmoniously with the surrounding Appalachian mountain setting. The understated exterior and the thoughtfully chosen palette blend into the topography of the wooded hillside.