This house is a variation on House 61.The key elements of this four bedroom house are the corner bedrooms. Each features glass walls that open upon a garden surrounded by a grass berm and trellis. The garden plane lies just below the bedroom window sill which is about the height of the desktops within the bedroom.The real enclosure for the bedrooms is the vine-drapped trellis surrounding the garden. In other words, the garden becomes a part of the bedroom. The concrete roof tiles are designed to incorporate modular photovotaic cells. Tiles not in optimum position, i. e. not oriented ideally, or in shadows do not receive the solar cells.

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Ames Guyton has a Master's Degree from Columbia University and has over thirty years experience as an architect, having worked for some of America's most distinguished firms, including Marcel Breuer, one of the founders of modern architecture. He has toured Europe many times and has spent six months in the Orient. He has photographed many of Frank Lloyd Wright's buildings.

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This page last updated December 1, 2020