Greenland Rd. Residence

Lead DesignerStephen Flanagan
Prize(s)Honorable Mention
Entry Description

Sited on the high side of the undulating property and sliced through a narrow gauge between existing setbacks, easements, and buffer, the multi-generational home’s design translated the program into two volumes slipping past one another, creating a series of indoor and outdoor rooms with each zone open to framed views in multiple directions.

Solid white volumes are stitched together by planes of wood and glass underneath a low-sloped timber frame roof that both hovers over and cuts through high above the 2nd floor, diminishing the boundary between inside and out as they move across the perimeter enclosure.

Incorporating an underground rainwater collector, daylighting, geothermal heating and cooling, recycled content, and green roof, wood became a critical element and common denominator in developing a material palette that seeks to balance clean, contemporary lines with traditional references in a blended mix intended to be expressive, authentic, indigenous, and warm.