Even a traditionalist could tumble for a concrete-and-glass dwelling with a towering inside atrium. Fieldwork Design & Architecture planned for the three-amount house in Southeast Portland to attract in purely natural gentle and deliver a perception of openness with out sacrificing the want for privacy.

Folks passing by 3112 S.E. 36th Ave. in the Richmond community see stacked cubes shrouded in vertical, dark-wooden slats. Over and above the front door is a living place with floor-to-ceiling home windows, a kitchen with a slide-away glass wall and, in among the two rooms, a black metal staircase illuminated by daylight streaming by a collection of skylights.

Strategically placed windows permit even more daylight to enter at various moments of working day, “creating interesting and relocating shadows on the concrete floors and clean walls,” stated Calle Holmgren of Friday and Company, a serious estate broker charged with obtaining the very first occupant of the new household.

“This is not your operate-of-the-mill modern,” he explained.

The aptly named Atrium Home is for sale at $2,222,000. The value contains tailor made furnishings by Portland-dependent Fieldwork, a studio staff of sustainably minded architecture and furnishings authorities.

Fieldwork designers have enhanced environments with bridges in Portland’s Forest Park as effectively as wineries surrounded by vineyards and very small properties in urban settings.

Right here, the operator will have a espresso desk fashioned from a cherry tree salvaged from the 3,049-sq.-foot assets. Fieldwork also designed black kitchen area counter stools and a washed ash eating table.

Concrete planters crammed with oversized foliage and a spa region with a cedar ceiling and floor on the reduce stage assistance the designers’ purpose of building a tranquil, greenery-loaded retreat inside of the predominately black-and-white home.

The black metal tub in the spa can be used as a scorching tub or a chilly plunge, stated Holmgren.

The customized modern day property, designed by Benjamin Jefferson-Dow of Capsule Progress, has 2,885 square toes of dwelling area. There is a rotating Rais fireplace, a home theater with a Yamaha MusicCast Receiver, and each and every of the 3 bedrooms has a sundeck.

Brazilian Maori granite considerably dominates the kitchen the black stone with extensive white veins tops the island, breakfast bar, counters and the wall-sized backsplash.

Ash cabinetry, charred in a handsome Shou Sugi Ban procedure, and custom made mild fixtures by Lambert & Fils comprehensive the advanced aesthetic.

A Bertazzoni gasoline assortment and paneled Fisher & Paykel fridge and dishwasher are some of the top rated-tier appliances.

The principal suite has prolonged areas to unwind, from the looking through nook to the personal deck. The suite’s spa-like rest room has a soaking tub and granite-encompass shower.

“The home is the fantastic different to a condo but without having the stress of having to park in a garage or possessing owners affiliation dues of $1,000 or additional for every thirty day period,” claimed Holmgren.

He claimed a discriminating buyer could obtain the dwelling, completed in 2021, and streamline the process of owning a substantial-close personalized home with no owning to purchase a lot, employ the service of a builder, architect and designer, then operate by way of permits and hold out two to four many years to move in.

“Rather, they can acquire the Atrium House and then have customizations carried out by the builder to their liking,” he mentioned.

An operator could add storage in the garage, created-in bookshelves in the dwelling place or fully enclose the business office loft on the stair landing with glass doorways to let in mild from six sides, “but allow for private telephone and Zoom calls,” he mentioned.

Entertaining outside could be easy: Sliding-glass pocket doors open a again wall to the patio. Landscaping and decks were being created to be very low maintenance, “allowing the homeowners to arrive and go as they make sure you,” mentioned Holmgren.

— Janet Eastman | 503-294-4072

[email protected] | @janeteastman

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