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Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects | Hillside Residence

Architecture Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects | Hillside Residence

Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects | Hillside ResidenceThe house is sited to engage the undulating hillside and capture the spectacular views of Mount Tamalpais and the San Francisco Bay. A curved retaining wall follows the contours of the hillside and anchors the house to the steep site. The house is tucked under the living roof, which visually merges the house with the land.

Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects | Hillside Residence

© David Wakely Photography

Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects | Hillside Residence

© David Wakely Photography

 Growing out of the hillside, the roof is carved away to form a protected courtyard for the pool. Three volumes housing the living room, kitchen-dining area, and master bedroom rise up above the living roof with shed roofs angled to capture the sun for photovoltaic and solar hot water panels.

Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects | Hillside Residence

© David Wakely Photography

Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects | Hillside Residence

© David Wakely Photography

Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects | Hillside Residence

© David Wakely Photography

 The house incorporates passive and active heating and cooling systems, battery storage, and a cistern for water runoff management.

Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects | Hillside Residence

© David Wakely Photography

Location: Kentfield, California, USA
Architect: Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects 
Project name: Hillside Residence
Size: 5,900 Sq. Ft.
Completion Date: 2010
Design Team: Mary Griffin, Eric Haesloop, Jule Tsai, Evan Markiewicz, John Kleman, Jerome Christensen, Mayumi Hara, Juliet Hsu, Tory Wolcott
Interiors: TGH, Margaret Simon
Structural: Fratessa Forbes Wong
Landscape: GLS Landscape Architecture
Rana Creek (living roof)
Civil Engineer: Sherwood Engineers 
General Contractor: Redhorse Constructors
Photographer: David Wakely Photography
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