Hood River East Home / eb structure + design
Textual content description offered 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 varied constraints directed the positioning, operate, and movement of this residence. With the necessity to home as much as 6-7 collector vehicles, the proprietor’s great interest was the primary driving drive that set the order of this undertaking. Vehicles 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 stage 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 primary constructing entry, landscaped courtyard with lap pool and separate outbuilding, a mini-me model of the primary home.
Sharp strains and crisp supplies outline the presence of the residence, machine-like in presence, a nod to the engineering of the homeowners’ stunning vehicles. The principle, higher stage of the home is the proprietor’s Shangri la for day-to-day residing. Views out in the direction of the Columbia River are captured by a large 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 hearth pit is sure by the indifferent outbuilding to the east, creating an exquisite outside room. Day parking is at this stage as nicely, resulting in the primary entrance. A predominantly white inside, anchored by a cultured end concrete flooring, and accented with black walnut cabinetry, show the assorted items of artwork and recollections from the proprietor’s in depth journey historical past.