Riggins Residence by Robert M. Gurney Architect

By Magaly • 2 hrs ago

Riggins Home is a private residence developed by Robert M. Gurney Architect.

Positioned in Cabin John, Maryland, USA, the interior is clear and brilliant, with a plentiful quantity of windows and higher ceilings.


Riggins Home by Robert M. Gurney Architect:

“Located in Cabin John, Maryland, this 4,900 square foot house is sited at the finish of a manicured lawn, and seems above the edge of a steeply sloping wooded website adjacent to the C&O Canal and the Potomac River. A light-filled double height circulation axis separates the house’s major volumes, even though transverse axes more organize the spaces.

Glass and steel bridges cross the circulation room to connect the volumes on the 2nd floor. Major residing spaces bounded by massive expanses of glass are oriented towards the river, even though secondary spaces open to the lawn.

Huge overhangs shield glazing from solar acquire in the summer season and provide room for outdoor residing, even in inclement climate. Combined with geothermal HVAC, day lighting, and operable windows and doors to give cross ventilation, the residence remains vitality productive regardless of using its large sum of glass.

Interiors are minimally thorough. Finishes contain honed and chiseled Pompeii stone, ash flooring, walnut millwork and white marble countertops. The interior is developed to permit views toward the woods and river to provide the principal visual expertise.”

Photographs by: Maxwell MacKenzie

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