Comprised of three volumes, the Tred River residence has a 36 foot central volume, a 10 foot entry door and side lights, and a contrasting 12 foot volume that plays host to the garage and other service functions. Despite being entirely wrapped in glass, the home stays relatively cool during the humid summer months thanks to deep overhangs that mitigate solar gain.
In winter, the home is kept warm with solar tubes and in-floor radiant heating, and a geothermal mechanical system helps to reduce dependence on fossil fuels. Located on “diamond point,” this gorgeous home lies at the end of a pine-lined gravel driveway, and getting there is like arriving in paradise.
Via Arch Daily
Photos © Maxwell MacKenzie