Coral Gables Residence by Touzet Studio

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Coral Gables Residence was created by Touzet Studio, and is located in Miami, Florida.

The residence has gorgeous views over Biscayne Bay, and an interior that is chic and stylish.


Coral Gables Residence by Touzet Studio:

“The consumer for this residence is a pioneer in the technology area and a committed modernist. The task is situated on a waterfront internet site in Coral Gables, dealing with east, with views across Biscayne Bay to Downtown Miami and the barrier islands of Essential Biscayne.

The City of Coral Gables has a prescriptive zoning code that favors historical “styles” in excess of contemporary layout. This obvious conflict among our client’s fantasy of a contemporary residence and the City’s classically-oriented layout code informs the design. The “City-side” façade presents itself as 2 restrained stone-clad volumes – a “mask” clad in materials extremely considerably identified with the architecture of Coral Gables. The lower volume is rough-hewn Florida Keystone and the greater, primary volume is clad in honed Simena limestone. The mask is penetrated by only 2 openings on the western façade and a “frieze” of windows above. Even the sculptural roof is hidden from see of the street. The correct nature of this property is expressed on the water side of the home – in the personal realm the place fantasies for a soaring roof and materials belonging to the existing could be expressed.

The City demands of a sloping tiled roof were re-interpreted into a series of sloping planes that are floating over glass clerestories. Glass walls hold up the sculptural roof – which provide shade and protection to the comprehensive outside terraces.”

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