Bright Common

Bright Common

Philadelphia, PA


Urban InPhil

These urban infill prototypes insert themselves into West Philadelphia's sea of porch-fronted row homes. Unlike most of Philly's iconic workingman's homes, these facades are rich with shadow lines, material variation, railings, and cornices. These projects respond in-kind by mirroring the depth and intricacies of their neighbors. Red brick creates a resilient base at the street while standing seam metal sits lightly on top and leans back; an interpretation of a dormer window scaled up.

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Status: Built
Location: Philadelphia, PA, US
Firm Role: Architect