Project Update: Studio Drive Residence

rgbeller Architecture, Construction , 0 Comments
Design Build Project
Maximizing ocean views and maximizing living space were the main goals for this cutting-edge design on a narrow ocean front lot.

Taking advantage of great ocean views meant that a rigid steel frame was required. Creating additional spaces meant adding a basement level was added below the garage. A basement level was added below the garage to create additional space. All this created construction complexity. The construction phase photos show a few of the major features of the composite wood/steel/concrete home construction.

Studio Drive Construction

The level and quality of the finish is precise with tight, demanding tolerances required from start to finish. Finish details include cedar rain screen siding with true masonry ashlar stone construction, and flush style window bands with stainless steel flashings and caps to add to the clean, cutting-edge look of the design. All the flashings were fitted and welded in place by Jonathan Beller.

Studio Drive Construction

Inside finish details include extensive soffits with concealed light bands. A retractable ceiling converts at the touch of a button from an open library space to a private guest room. All lighting is highly efficient and controlled by a lighting control system that allows lighting scenes to be set at the touch of a button.

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