The Glenwood Residence by Wernerfield Architects

Location: Dallas, Texas, USA

Area: 3500 sqft

Photos: Steve Hinds Inc.

Description: 

The 3,500 square foot Glenwood Residence is organized around a central pool courtyard, designed for social gatherings and as a central focus of the home. glenwood-11Generous mahogany and glass sliding panels open to mlessly merge interior spaces to the Courtyard.

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The plan responds to the natural topography and orientation of the site with a generous overhang at south porch. To be sensitive to neighbourhood context the two-story volume is pushed to the rear of the site to reduce scale at the street.

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Environmental features include geothermal heating and cooling and a high-performance building envelope. The project exhibits a minimal material palette of wood and stone with rigorous and exacting detail.

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