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Weathering steel wraps around a solar-powered California home

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 01, 2017 01:04 AM
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by landscapevoice@gmail.com (Lucy Wang) last modified Oct 31, 2017

When Faulkner Architects was tasked with building a family home just outside San Francisco, the clients emphasized the importance of the environment. The Truckee-based architecture firm set about creating a striking site-specific dwelling with a small energy footprint. The result is an AIA award-winning three-bedroom home, called Miner Road, that’s wrapped in sheets of Corten Steel—chosen for its low maintenance and the way it “refresh[es] every time it rains, just like the landscape,” says...




 

 


 

 

 
 
 
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