Modern concrete single household residence designed by Shubin + Donaldson Architects located in Toro Canyon, California.
Description by Shubin + Donaldson Architects This home is on a ten acre parcel in Toro Canyon amongst pure groves of oak and eucalyptus timber. A seasonal creek to the east and Toro Canyon Creek to the west flanks the secluded constructing website. The home is approached by way of a slender, tree coated drive, which ends at a small clearing and presenting the ocean and islands within the distance. The residence is sited on axis with the canyon and views past. The constructing parti presents three one story, wedge formed volumes; a carport /service quantity to the north, a public dwelling quantity to the south west and a personal sleeping quantity to the south east. The quantity enclosing the carport intersects the dwelling quantity and is offset to showcase the glass entry pavilion separating the volumes. Constructed of laminated glass beams and roof panels, with glass doorways, this entry area is conceptualized as an exterior circulation connection between the personal and public wings of the home. The outside partitions are constructed of 12” thick insulated forged-in-place self consolidating concrete, and a metallic roof helps to offer most hearth resistance on this secluded canyon. Inside flooring are light-weight concrete. The uncovered concrete is warmed with doorways and home windows of pure mahogany and inside millwork and ceilings of pure eucalyptus. The primary flooring of four,seven hundred sq. ft features a studio, household room, kitchen, eating room, front room, workplace and main bedroom. A decrease flooring of 2800 sq. ft consists of visitor rooms and an train area and mechanical area. Go to Shubin + Donaldson Architects