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JOHNS LANDING

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The nature of THE PLACE

  • An oversized lot on a steeply sloping property.

  • Divide the lot into 3 parcels.

  • Views to the east to the Willamette River and Mt. Hood in the distance.

 

 

The nature of THE CLIENT & THEIR NEEDS

  • Divide the sloped property into 3 lots. 

  • Create a micro-neighborhood with the 3 new houses with shared areas but also each with its own privacy.

  • Design 3 modern homes — 2 for known owners, 1 as speculative.

THE DESIGN RESPONSE

  • Esthetic = modern updated craftsman styled homes.

  • Exposed wood beams and columns, exposed steel bracket details.

  • Exterior common courtyard that creates a micro-neighborhood.

  • Common courtyard designed to mitigate all rain water from all roofs from the houses.

  • Vaulted ceilings with exposed wood beams and roof ceiling.  Sculptural steel roof beam connectors.