A snippet from the article on e-architect:
“With the house set into a steep north-facing hillside, solving for difficult light conditions deep in the living spaces was a central concern. Several unique solutions were utilized for pulling natural light into the stacked volumes, including a stair that acts as a light plenum running parallel to a glass entry facade on the south. Another tectonic move is located on the eastern side, where the ceiling plane of the bottom living room is pulled off the eastern stone wall, and a linear skylight is placed. Individual rooms such as mechanical spaces, closets, and a wine room are buried into the hillside utilizing the thermal mass as a performative feature.”
Read the full article: San Remo Residence in Pacific Palisades – e-architect
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