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SkyCottage Residence by archimania located in Memphis, TN

Just when I think I’ve seen the coolest house on the planet something upstages it.  I found this project today designed by archimania on the Karmatrendz Blog.  Here’s a taste.


From Karmatrendz Blog

SkyCottage is a progressive home whose design is informed by the view of the Mississippi River, embraces the challenges of a tight site, and enhances the community fabric of one of the earliest examples of New Urbanism.

This three-story residence occupies a tiny, pie-shaped corner lot with a view of the Mississippi River. The parti demonstrates an interest in abiding by the rules set forth in the neighborhood, yet also bending them as a response to the River. The result is the composition of two architectural volumes. A white-brick cube aligns itself with the established streetscape of rowhouses, and an elevated alloy-coated steel box resists this grid by transversing the cube in both directions, responding directly to the River view.

For much more via Karmatrendz Blog

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