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Landfall Brings a Quirky New Take on the Rain Screen

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Landfall is an updating of an old mid century home that makes for a sophisticated and quirky design update from the always original and quirky Bates and Masi.

The two could not be more different. Bates is a Southerner in his eighties who studied under Frank Lloyd Wright, and Masi who grew up the child of a couple of artists, was fresh out of Harvard grad school when the two got together. But they share a lighthearted approach to architecture.

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Their use of these copper tubes throughout, designed to acquire the patina of age – is a very new way to make the now familiar rain screen.

As in their other remodel we featured recently here, the aging process of the rain screen skin is built in to the design.

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The remodel updates the mid-century home with the copper rain screening across two sides of it.
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Part of the renovation brings an upstairs deck, a screened porch.

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From the street, the view is completely blocked by the screen.
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It makes a home of dappled shaded-ness that would feel like living in a forest glade.

Their work combines the peace and charm of gently aging Southern architecture from the rigorously Wright-trained Southern gentleman – with the brash sophistication of Gen-X design from his young partner, who was the son of artists.

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One comment so far to “Landfall Brings a Quirky New Take on the Rain Screen”
  1. Projeto de Renovação Residencial por Bates and Masi | maisArquitetura Says:

    […] Como em suas outras remodelagens, o processo de envelhecimento da tela de chuva é incorporado ao projeto, com uso de tubos de cobre por toda parte. Este trabalho combina a paz e o encanto da arquitetura delicadamente com a experiência de Bates com a sofisticação do design ousado de Masi, seu jovem parceiro, filho de artistas…………………… Mais […]

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