Private Residence

Palm Island House Miami Beach / United States / 2013

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The Miami Beach Design Review Board has granted approval to one of 3 Modern Homes designed by ODB Architecture/SHM. The house’s design takes full advantage of the native sub-tropical environment, and the building’s shape as well as its placement were carefully planned so as not to dwarf the site’s rich, natural space. Basic elemental forms were used – namely, a cube and rectangle block comprise the stacked volumes of this house – and with no shortage of sunlight in the Miami Beach climate, the structure’s open layout is ideal for natural lighting and cross-ventilation. Sunlight enters from all sides of the house, providing illumination during the day whilst also keeping the interiors warm during cooler weather. To battle the heat, one can have a dip in the edgeless pool encircling the home, while natural wind also circulates within the building to bring down the temperature. The second level is also cantilevered, providing shade to areas on the ground floor.
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    The Miami Beach Design Review Board has granted approval to one of 3 Modern Homes designed by ODB Architecture/SHM. The house’s design takes full advantage of the native sub-tropical environment, and the building’s shape as well as its placement were carefully planned so as not to dwarf the site’s rich, natural space. Basic elemental forms were used – namely, a cube and rectangle block comprise the stacked volumes of this house – and with no shortage of sunlight in the Miami Beach climate, the...

    Project details
    • Year 2013
    • Work started in 2013
    • Status Current works
    • Type Single-family residence
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