Los Angeles, CA


Westfall Residence

Built to take full advantage of its natural surroundings and incorporate the outdoors with indoors, the Westfall Residence has a warm, yet modern quality. Wrapped in western red cedar siding and elongated warm brick profiles, natural materials are used to reflect the site's ruralness and create a dialogue with the local vernacular.

Located in the rural countryside of East Canton, Ohio and situated on a secluded 40-acre lot the home is comprised of a Y-shaped floor plan to maximize views of the surrounding hills.  Floor to ceiling glazing enables indoor-outdoor connections, while an earth-berm emphasizes the gesture of the home extending out from the landscape.

The ground floor consists of a centrally located kitchen and dining room, with additional common spaces branching out into the arms of the Y-shaped floor plan.

Capping the ground floor are two metal-clad gable-profiled volumes containing the primary suite and bedroom wing, separated by a glass bridge seating area, bringing a contemporary and modern break from the traditional profile used to echo the region.

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Status: Under Construction
Location: East Canton, OH, US
Firm Role: Architect