The concept of the house as desired by the client is a home for two generations – where the client could accommodate his parents as well as his own family. The site is surrounded by a mix of both old and new buildings old storefronts and factories.
The house also incorporates sustainable approaches like radiant structural slab for passive solar gain: the south and east elevations have broad expanses of glasses to ensure this.
Designed by aHamburgbased studio Splendid Architecture as a part of their project ‘the House at the Park’ the house is located in the shade provided by huge trees and that brings in a natural cooling effect into the house.
Koby Cottage designed by Garrison Architects and located in Albion Michigan is a fascinating modern guest house almost completely visually linked to the surrounding landscape and water surface nearby.
The first floor consists of the children’s room whereas the second floor houses compact individual rooms for the client’s parents a bathroom and a dressing area. The third floor boasts big-sized family rooms along with some unique features including a great stairwell and skylight.