This project by Vermont Architect Robert Swinburne was completed in the summer of 2016With this project I hope to show what can be accomplished when a highly functional and well thought out plan is also an emotionally uplifting place to live in. This projects continues my exploration into the emotional aspects of “home” and how to use architecture to augment and reinforce the emotional connection to place. There are many parts to this project that were considered in terms of the 5 (or more) senses
The overall design is intended to be super classy and appeal to both traditionalists and modernists without being overtly stylistically categorizable. I wanted to show that a modern, superinsulated (almost Passive House certifiable) house doesn’t have to look overtly modern or look like it was designed by an person who only cared about the numbers like so many super high performance houses do. I think we pulled that one off.