Nathan Lutz

Nathan Lutz

West Chester, PA, US


Ribbon House

The row house project demanded an exploration of program, form and context in a far more detailed and comprehensive manner than either of its predecessors. Research on the neighborhood surrounding the site and a rudimentary program provided the underpinnings for this design, which defines and unifies the spaces throughout the home with the use of ribbon-like structures which move through the site, interrupted only by a core containing the necessarily closed rooms in the program. The ribbons act in some cases as ceilings, in other areas as floors or walls; from the outside, the three ribbons reflect the neighborhood rhythm of row houses with three windows.

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Status: School Project
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US