Sundial House by Specht Architects in Santa Fe, New Mexico
mission: Sundial HouseArchitects: place: Santa Fe, New Mexico, USAPhotographs by using:
Austin-based totally studio recognised for their the new Canaan residence challenge, have submitted one their trendy challenge.The Sundial residence is a modern-day residence placed in Santa Fe, New Mexico and has already received the Jeff Harnar Award for current structure.it's miles placed on top of a ridge that gives outstanding panoramic perspectives of the Sangre de Christos mountains and the architects made sure the house makes the most of its area.
This ridgetop house in Santa Fe is organized around two perpendicular board-shaped concrete walls. The partitions are an detail of continuity, linking interior and outside areas and the panorama beyond. A slender skylight runs the complete one hundred twenty five’ duration of one of the partitions, casting changing shadows on the tough concrete over the span of the day.
The the front of the house is about deeply into the earth. You input thru a recessed courtyard and into a fab, private vestibule. an opening cut into one of the concrete walls then leads you into the main frame of the house, wherein panoramic views of the Sangre de Christos mountains are discovered. although there are large expanses of glass, they may be all deeply shaded via cantilevered roof forms that create porches around the perimeter.
The house complements a sense of connection to the site, both physically, and temporally, and presents a real experience of refuge.