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predock frane architects: venice house
nov 09, 2012
predock frane architects: venice house


‘venice house’ by predock frane architects
street elevation
images courtesy of the artist

 

 

‘venice house’ by predock frane architects is a remodel/addition for a couple and their dog in venice beach, california,
adjacent to the original canals, where the body of the 1940’s bungalow that was demolished established up a set of
control points for the new project.

at the apex of the original pitched roof, the center point of a sculptural clerestory
object constructed of twisting squares brings light into the center of the new kitchen and living spaces. thought of as
a reductive mass, corners over and under stairs are clipped to compress and accentuate space. these modified corners
are coded with a wood lining on the interior.

 

 


daytime perspective

 

 


view into clerestory

 

 


evening perspective

 

 


stairway to second story

 

 


view of master suite

 

 

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