The owners, a family who lives in an area with many early century homes, decided to keep some of the old features of the house while adding also a feel of contemporary. Modern aesthetic became an important issue, so, in order to obtain a harmonic blend of old and new, an architectural firm was contacted. , in lead with the project, executed the house’s extension.
The new and neat approach consisting of a light architectural intervention alongside with the traditional elements enhances the contrasts between old and new. The new structure creates a dialogue with the nature, allowing it inside the house.
The Edgemoor Residence is located in a post-war neighborhood in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Recently restored and redesigned by , the house displays plenty of contemporary details, without interfering with its exterior traditional look: “The original corner-lot house was torn down to the foundation walls and first floor deck, and rebuilt as a composition of both modern and traditional forms”. The gable roof is said to establish a dialogue with the nearby buildings.
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