Lori Zimmer

Lundberg Design's Crull House Deflects Solar Gain With a Zinc Roof in Beautiful Napa Valley

by , 07/18/14
filed under: Architecture, gallery



green design, eco design, sustainable design, Lundberg Design, Cruciform Home, Crull House, zinc roof, Napa Valley homes, St Helena

The 10,000 square foot house is spread out in four wings, distributing the space so that only half of the house is visible at one time. The master bedroom wing extends over the valley, giving a serene view of the vista, while the living room and dining area overlook the on-site vineyards, creating a view for contemplation while enjoying a glass of wine.

Related: Herzog & de Meuron Unveil Stunning Cruciform Daylit Office for Helvetia in Switzerland

Guests get their own wing, which points toward the forest and the family pool area surrounded by timber decking for sunning and enjoying fresh air. Hugged by a lush oak grove, even the family garage has a great view and can also be used as an event or party space.

The tree canopy helps to keep the home naturally cool, while a standing seam zinc roof also deflects solar gain with a smooth look that blends in with the landscape. Inside, Lundberg Design prefabricated many elements, including the front door, railings, room dividers, a fire place and furniture, that tie the Crull House’s interior aesthetic with its façade.

+ Lundberg Design

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