Butler Armsden's second LEED-Platinum home will be built on a suburban lot in Menlo Park and is slated for completion in early 2013. Particular care was taken with the composition of the facade as it faces directly onto a cross street and is visible on the nearly quarter mile approach. The house is a collection of three pavilions situated quite closely to one another. The master bedroom and library pavilion are accessed from a bridge at the second floor , which flotast through a two-story space capturing light from the east. The style of the house reflects the variety of architectural styles found in the California suburbs today. It recalls the original Spanish heritage of the area, but also makes reference to the mid-century tradition of the Eichler subdivision houses, and includes a subtle wink to Frank Lloyd Wright.
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