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Metcalfe Architecture’s Daylight-Filled Spence House Boasts Soaring Ceilings
Posted By Tafline Laylin On July 17, 2012 @ 11:00 am In Architecture,carousel showcase,Daylighting,gallery | No Comments
Commissioned by a writer in the midst of a major lifestyle change, the Spence house is tucked away in an agricultural enclave of Cornwall, CT. Strategically-placed windows permit the perfect amount of daylighting  without excess solar gain and bursts of color bring the interior to life.
Feng Shui-informed  and built using sustainably-sourced and all natural materials, the compact home blends in with the natural surroundings. The home was arranged on site to have spectacular views of the surrounding Housatonic Valley , while tall ceilings matches the interior expansiveness with the outdoors.
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URLs in this post:
 Metcalfe Architecture: http://www.metarchdesign.com/projects/spence
 for their fun, green projects: http://inhabitat.com/camp-jrf-gets-an-eco-village-upgrade-by-metcalfe-architecture/
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 perfect amount of daylighting: http://inhabitat.com/daylighting/
 Feng Shui-informed: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feng_shui
 Housatonic Valley: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Housatonic_Valley
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