Taslimi Residence / Fleetwood Fernandez Architects

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  • Architects: Fleetwood Fernandez Architects
  • Location: Santa Monica, United States
  • Architects In Charge: Hunter Fleetwood, Mariapaz Fernandez
  • Area: 5600.0 ft2
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Benny Chan
  • General Contractor: Taslimi Construction
  • Structural Engineer: Taylor & Syfan
  • Landscape Architect: GSLA
  • Lighting: Horton Lees and Brogden
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Text description provided by the architects. The design of this 5,600 square foot single family home in Santa Monica was rooted in a keen awareness of site and landscape and a dedication to sustainable architecture. After living in the neighborhood for over 30 years, the clients decided to build a new house that would more completely engage the landscape while seeking the highest certification offered by the U.S. Green Building Council. Designed as a linear sequence, the house unfolds as a series of spaces that are completely open to the landscape. Large expanses of glass walls pocket away allowing rooms

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Ground Floor Plan
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blur the distinction between outside and in. Fleetwood Fernandez Architects was responsible for the architecture as well as the interior design, which in addition to the sustainable finishes inherent to this type of project, features a curated selection of furnishings with many vintage pieces that extend the spirit of reuse.

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Ground Floor Plan Ground Floor Plan
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