Gallery: Adaptable Live Work Home Wrapped With a Beautiful Perforated F...

 

The Live Work Home is integrating the concept of social, economic, and environmental sustainability back to Syacuse, New York by building green. Designed by Cook + Fox, the concept for the home was to provide a space that is highly adaptable and flexible, making it incredibly efficient programmatically. Homes provide a family privacy, but can also be social and economic domains. The Live Work Home is designed to be replicated on any single-family lot, promoting investment at a scale that is more affordable with the existing market of the Near West Side.

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  1. lennyesq March 15, 2011 at 2:27 pm

    I love the concept for revitalizing the aging cities of the Northeast.

    Only one question: what happens with the flat roof with two or three feet of snow? Do you have to shovel it? I visited the website and was fascinated by the idea of skylights which are covered and uncovered as the snow melts; but won’t there be problems with water penetration? snow load? ice buildup?

    What was the experience this winter?

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