Hood River East Home / eb structure + design
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Nestled again up within the bushes, overlooking the small city of Hood River, Oregon, this residence slides in amongst its evergreen neighbors.
A difficult web site with numerous constraints directed the positioning, operate, and circulate of this residence. With the necessity to home as much as 6-7 collector automobiles, the proprietor’s fantastic interest was the principle driving power that set the order of this undertaking. Automobiles first. Set into a mild hillside, the lower-level storage is tucked into the prevailing terrain, daylighting to the west whereas fully buried to the east.
The principle residing degree above, cantilevers previous the lower-level storage, placing it into the shadows, downplaying its measurement. To the east, the higher tier of the property, lies the principle constructing entry, landscaped courtyard with lap pool and separate outbuilding, a mini-me model of the principle home.
Sharp traces and crisp supplies outline the presence of the residence, machine-like in presence, a nod to the engineering of the house owners’ stunning automobiles. The principle, higher degree of the home is the proprietor’s Shangri la for day-to-day residing. Views out in direction of the Columbia River are captured by an enormous sliding glass window wall that may fully disappear, letting the residing space slide out onto the western outside deck.
The central courtyard with a lap pool and fireplace pit is sure by the indifferent outbuilding to the east, creating a beautiful outside room. Day parking is at this degree as nicely, resulting in the principle entrance. A predominantly white inside, anchored by a refined end concrete ground, and accented with black walnut cabinetry, show the assorted items of artwork and recollections from the proprietor’s intensive journey historical past.