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“Layers of White”
Beverly Hills, California
Chuckanut Drive Residence
“Located at one end of the home, the kitchen faces due south through metal-clad fir windows that rise from the countertop to the 12-foot ceiling. Running the full length of the southern wall, the fenestration has a 0.40 U-value befitting the climate. “These windows combine performance with design so well,” says principal Robert Hull. “They have such a thin profile, yet are strong enough to support mullions of a minimum dimension.” A deep roof overhang further shields the facade.”
Glass/Wood House | Kengo Kuma & Associates | New Canaan, Connecticut
Photo: Main Room
With its original kitchen removed, the main room of the Lee pavilion serves as an airy genkan, or foyer, for the rest of the house.