Sonoma Residence by Gluckman Tang: A Big Residence with Three Separate Single-Story Pavilions

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This big house sits in the hills above the city of Sonoma in a protected-oak meadow. Sonoma Residence is designed by Gluckman Tang with 5,800 SF in size. Completed in 2010, this house consists of three separate single-story pavilions that interconnected by a series of terraces.

Design

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This residence overlooks the owners’ vineyard with stunning bay views to the south. It consists of three separate single-story pavilions that interconnected by a series of terraces. These terraces descend down toward the lap pool and valley. The stunning views can be seen from inside the residence through the glazed walls.

 

Materials

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Alaskan yellow cedar trellises and monolithic board-formed concrete walls provide protection from the sun in summer while the cement board rain-screen exterior cladding further blends the residence well into the landscape. There is a large skylight that aligns with the central axis of the main house, offering abundant light into the living area while uninhibited views are created by the floor-to-ceiling glazing.

 

Sonoma Residence Gallery

 

Photographer: BRUCE DAMONTE

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