This is the house I grew up in. It was particularly challenging to render in one-meter increments, especially while preserving the positions of walls and staircases. The entire structure wanted to shift around in various dimensions; a tension which is only partly resolved by resizing the stair and kitchen.
I chose a site on a hill, facing west; echoing the original lot.
The front entryway opens onto a common room, staircase as stage, and, around the corner, living room.
The common room features the ping-pong table my brother and I played on.
Looking towards the front of the common room and its three bay windows:
The top landing connects the bedrooms to the common areas of the house.
The master bedroom faces east:
And the three smaller bedrooms to the south:
The crawlspace, naturally, is full of creepers:
The living room, under the master, overlooks the backyard to the east, provides a sitting circle and a fireplace.
Wide-open windows across the entire east side of the house bring light into the dining room:
And at the northeast corner, the kitchen’s sunny counterspace overlooks a quiet corner of the yard.
And just like I remember, the garage is home to some really mean spiders:
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