Blanc-de-gris is built with a raising land which is made by the construction of the large reinforced-concrete retaining wall. This wall allows the house and the garden has an open space design faces to the beautiful river view. The wall will also prevent the noise from the street, especially the automobile traffic.
This new headquarter was built to accommodate the growing team of High Moon. The current studio adopts an open design studio where it does not include cubicles and serious corporate atmosphere.
The house is divided into three independent volumes. The first is the garage with rectangular volume and low ceiling. The location is quite isolated from the house.
The 11th floor is the owners’ original apartment. This floor becomes an open dining room, kitchen, and also living room. The family room and the office are located in the separates space from this open space area.
Although the idea to transform the industrial area was quite a challenge, the firm was able to establish a place that offers an opportunity for growth, training, and socialization through reading and culture. This belief was immediately seen as a tool of connection and sharing of rediscovery and perception.
The architect also designs Mashomuck with a master balcony on the second floor of the building. This balcony is made by showing off the wood material of the building architecture complete with the glass wall to add a modern accent.
The vertical composition looks like the mature trees surrounding the house. This house also displays spatial composition overriding functionality.
The house offers an airy parlor floor living space as the key feature. The living space is bordered by bookshelves configured around the circulation routes for the client’s cats.
At the ground floor of this house, an open space exists as the main place for kitchen, dining room, and living room. This large open space has a pitched ceiling with some windows. That makes this space is filled with the natural light.