Indiana Avenue Home by Studio 804

Indiana Avenue Home is a contemporary two-story home positioned in Lawrence, Kansas, designed in 2022 by Studio 804.

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The historic Pinckney Neighborhood is a snug older neighborhood well-connected to the center of Lawrence, Kansas. It’s a quick stroll to the Kansas River and its parks in addition to the cultural vibrancy of downtown. It is usually near the College of Kansas campus and a close-by bus cease which expands the probabilities of journey to the remainder of Lawrence.

The Indiana Avenue Home was designed for and impressed by the location that’s on this neighborhood. It’s a slender 50’ infill lot that sits between two homes which are over 100 years previous and constructed lengthy earlier than zoning was applied within the metropolis. The home to the north rests on the property line and the home to the south is inside 2 toes of the property line. Because of the slender area, the selection was made to have the principle residing areas rise above the panorama to the second flooring with extra publicity to sunlight and expansive views of the neighborhood. The primary flooring is slimmer in profile to permit for extra out of doors area on the floor stage. The grade drops 11 toes from entrance to again and the home is nestled into the slope, so it appears to emerge from the location.

As you enter the primary flooring of the home, you might be welcomed by a lobby that acts as a transition space from the surface to the within. It’s lined with ample storage housed in cupboards crafted within the Studio 804 warehouse by the scholars utilizing prefabricated carcasses that have been strengthened and completed with maple plywood fronts. The lobby extends alongside the size of the south facet of the home with entry to 2 flex rooms a full lavatory and the mechanical room.

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The second flooring sits on 22 metal columns and opens into the crowns of the timber to the east and west. The master suite and its cantilevered deck space on the east facet greet the morning solar and attain towards a big burr oak tree on the entrance of the location. The lounge and its massive deck space on the west finish the place one can watch the sundown by a skyline of timber behind the location.

The overhangs, customized louvers, sunscreens, high-performance glazing, and well-placed operable models guarantee the constructing is not going to overheat whereas additionally benefiting from the solar’s heat within the winter and providing cross air flow to herald recent cool air.

The decrease flooring are easy floor concrete. The upper-level flooring are tongue and groove maple. The lavatory flooring are a 12×24 inch matte black tile and the painted gypsum board partitions are highlighted with 4×12 frivolously polished arctic white subway tile. A particular function of the inside is the black perforated sliding screens which have been fabricated from Richlite by the scholars within the Studio 804 store with a CNC machine.

The first second-level siding is Fundermax. A phenolic, high-pressure laminate developed in Austria. It’s a by-product of lumber manufacturing at sawmills. The decking, partitions, and soffits are home sassafras. The concrete/grass pavers make sure the undertaking meets the required ratio between permeable to impermeable surfaces and mitigates stormwater runoff.

The undertaking was constructed to fulfill the usual for LEED Platinum Certification and is within the course of of ultimate certification presently.

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Images by Gaffer Images, Studio 804

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– by Matt Watts