Ledge House / Theodore + Theodore Architects

first_img Projects ArchDaily Houses 2014 CopyHouses•United States United States Save this picture!Courtesy of Theodore + Theodore Architects+ 11 Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/770087/ledge-house-theodore-plus-theodore-architects Clipboard CopyAbout this officeTheodore + Theodore ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesUnited StatesPublished on July 15, 2015Cite: “Ledge House / Theodore + Theodore Architects” 15 Jul 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – MetrisVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ Cross HairlinePartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Mirage®SinksThe Splash LabTrough Sink – Monolith A SeriesSkylightsVELUX CommercialModular Skylights in Helmkehof Cultural CenterBathroom AccessoriesBradley Corporation USAWashroom AccessoriesConcrete FloorsSikaDecorative Floor CoatingsMetal PanelsSherwin-Williams Coil CoatingsFluropon® Coating in Thaden SchoolWood Boards / HPL PanelsInvestwoodViroc Nature for Partition WallsMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMMineral Wood Stain – Lignosil®-VeranoDoorsdormakabaEntrance Doors – MAGNEOSinksECOPIXELWashbasin – Light Basin LTBMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Ledge House / Theodore + Theodore Architects Ledge House / Theodore + Theodore ArchitectsSave this projectSaveLedge House / Theodore + Theodore Architects Year:  “COPY” Save this picture!Courtesy of Theodore + Theodore ArchitectsText description provided by the architects. Located on an island, at the mouth of the Kennebec River, the house faces south with views of the surrounding bay and the ocean.Save this picture!Courtesy of Theodore + Theodore ArchitectsThe main house and guest house are connected by a screen porch which frames initial views of the water. The two building are tied together by a deck and form a series of indoor and outdoor rooms which engage the surrounding landscape. A bridge at the second floor connects to the exposed ledge that rises behind the house to the north.Save this picture!Courtesy of Theodore + Theodore ArchitectsAn exterior stair leads to the roof terrace that acts as a water collector, and a platform for solar electric panels mounted on angled frames. The roof terrace is combination of wood deck and green roof.Save this picture!First Floor PlanThe 3 kw solar electric panels are grid-tied by an underwater electric cable.The house has high performance Loewen windows and a tight and highly insulated thermal envelop.Save this picture!Courtesy of Theodore + Theodore ArchitectsAll materials were brought to the site by water and landed on the beach below. The steel frame sits directly on feldspar ledge. The approach to the house is from the water to the south and the over the island from the east.Save this picture!Section AAThe interior is a combination of exposed fir beams and spruce decking at the ceiling and plaster walls. The exterior is clad in cedar boards and copper which are intended to weather naturally and blend into the landscape.Save this picture!Courtesy of Theodore + Theodore ArchitectsProject gallerySee allShow lessNitsche Arquitetos’ Full Scale Mural Brings Life to São Paulo’s “Blind Walls”MiscThis New Brick by MIT-Researchers Uses Little Energy and Helps Deplete LandfillsArchitecture News Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/770087/ledge-house-theodore-plus-theodore-architects Clipboard “COPY” Architects: Theodore + Theodore Architects Year Completion year of this architecture project last_img read more