brillhart house in miami references florida's vernacular architecture brillhart house in miami references florida's vernacular architecture
feb 24, 2015

brillhart house in miami references florida's vernacular architecture


brillhart house in miami references florida’s vernacular architecture
photo by stefani fachini
all images courtesy of brillhart architecture

 

 

 

built in tropical miami, this single storey home has been completed using materials that reference what the design team terms ‘the seemingly forgotten american vernacular’. conceived by brillhart architecture, the dwelling is an ambitious self-build project that serves as a simple and practical family home.

 

elevated five feet above the ground, the project includes 100 feet of uninterrupted glazing – 50 feet spanning the full length of both the front and back sides. furthermore, four sets of sliding glass doors allow the residence to be entirely open when desired. two porches at both the front and rear of the plan not only provide additional floor space, but also ensure privacy and protection against the region’s elements.

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porches at the front and rear of the property provide additional floor space

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light enters the porch through slatted timber screens
photo by stefani fachini

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a bookshelf occupies the entirety of one wall
photo by stefani fachini

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kitchen and dining area
photo by jake brillhart

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marble work-surfaces within the kitchen
photo by bruce buck

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sleeping accommodation
photo by bruce buck

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bathroom
photo by bruce buck

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another porch is found at the rear of the home
photo by stefani fachini

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the dwelling gently illuminated at night
photo by stefani fachini

 

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