L O C A T I O N
Orange County, North Carolina
S T A T S
2016 Interview with Jason Hart on residential architecture and clients inside Balakrishnan Residence
The design creates a central living room within the landscape. The living room has floor to ceiling glass either side that may be fully opened to a meadow. This is analogous to the southern vernacular dog-trot home and allows natural cooling to adjacent rooms. The two-story home is laid on an east-west axis to maximize the benefits of passive solar throughout the year. Tall pines that surround the home inspired the vertical exterior siding. Movement through the home is choreographed to views and natural light.