Mission: Martis Camp 506
Architects: Blaze Makoid Structure
Space: California, USA
Station: 6,379 sq feet
Photos by: Vance Fox & Henrybuilt
Martis Camp 506 by Blaze Makoid Structure
Martis Camp 506 is in actuality a masterpiece of a house that changed into designed by Blaze Makoid Structure. Role upon a slope, the house blends in with the surrounding landscape the least bit instances because of the the shadowy stained cedar that changed into traditional on it. The spectacular assemble of this house gets the total extra spectacular in the event you inquire out that the architects replanted each tree that changed into lower down to plan house for the situation. They in actuality have attach reasonably about a effort to prick the type’s footprint on the atmosphere and that deserves some admire.
From the architects: “Martis Camp is a 2,200 acre multigenerational ski and golf membership positioned between historical Truckee, California, and Lake Tahoe. Over 600 one to five acre single family plenty are deliberate with small groups of plenty being launched at a time. This 6,000 sq. foot type mission is sited on an acre of steeply sloping, wooded terrain, with extra special views of the Carson mountain differ to the north and west. The mutter and footprint of the house preserves the pure situation capabilities via minimal grading and tree elimination.”
“Accessed from the lower a part of the positioning, the house is a easy ‘L’, with the 2 wings linked by the double height glazed entry and stair corridor, positioned on the intersection of the 2 geometries. A stone plinth mediates the steep pitch of the positioning creating each and every a cloistered parking court apart from a miserable on which the 2 story house rests.
High stone conserving walls alongside the excessive point of the positioning combine with a dramatically cantilevered roof to present intensive, sheltered outdoors patio house that comprises outdoors cooking, dining and living areas. These program parts surround the commence thought monumental room that contains the lounge, dining room, and kitchen. The den to the northwest projects out beyond the stone miserable, making a secluded, glazed refuge and serves as a steadiness to the roof projection on the choice facet of the house.
Sunless stained cedar siding enables for the house to blend with the landscape one day of the summer time and topple, and pose as a dramatic counterpoint to the snow cowl via the winter months.”