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November 11, 2021

Strand Design Architects News

Blackbox by Strand Design

Blackbox, Lake Florida home

Blackbox Lake Florida home by Strand Design

Completed in 2021
Built Area: 4,121 sq ft
Photographer: Spacecrafting Photography
Design team: David McKay, David Strand

Key Materials Used: Black corrugated steel panels, natural fir siding/ceiling, ground and polished concrete, White Oak millwork and cabinetry.

Blackbox Lake Florida home by Strand Design

Project Description:

The simple geometry of this dark steel-clad lake home provides an immediate contrast to its warm and dynamic interior volumes. Expansive panels of glass and operable folding wall systems capture sprawling views and direct connections to this unique property bookend by two bodies of water.

Blackbox Lake Florida home by Strand Design

Brought together in a variety of ways, the interior spaces of this home feel inviting and engaged, allowing its occupants to interact within the spaces both inside and out.

Blackbox Lake Florida home by Strand Design

With a dynamic stairway at its core, extensive custom White Oak millwork and cabinetry tie the home together through materiality, while open glass railings and two-story volumes create visual and spatial continuity.

Blackbox Lake Florida home by Strand Design

Overlooking water to both the Eastern and Western horizons, the open center core of this unique lake home provides captivating light and views from dawn to dusk.

Lake Placid A-Frame by Strand Design

Lake Placid A-Frame home, USA, by Strand Design

Lake Placid A-Frame home, USA, by Strand Design

Completed in 2021
Built Area: 2,075 sqft
Photographer: Chad Holder Photography
Design team: David McKay, David Strand

Lake Placid A-Frame home, USA, by Strand Design

Key Materials Used: Bonderized standing seam steel roof panels, black corrugated steel panels, black lap siding, natural fir, ground and polished concrete.

Lake Placid A-Frame home, USA, by Strand Design

Project Description:

Resting quietly along the shorelines of a wooded lake edge, this modern A-frame serves as an escape into nature for the city-dwelling owners. With a modest footprint, warmth and volume are abundant, utilizing natural timbers and exposed structural members spanning the full height of it’s dramatic form.

Lake Placid A-Frame home, USA, by Strand Design

Classic meets modern in this refreshing take on the vernacular Northwoods A-frame cabin. Utilizing a variety of steel panels, darkened clapboard and hints of bright natural cedar, this cabin blends seamlessly into its forested lakefront surroundings.

As avid winter enthusiasts, the owner’s desire for year-long adventure can be realized with this versatile getaway, resting naturally and with ease throughout the everchanging seasons.

Lake Placid A-Frame home, USA, by Strand Design

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Contact Email: mckay@stranddesign.com

Address: 1320 NE 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN 55413, United States

Phone: +1 715-497-3268

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Design: Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners
National Presbyterian Church Washington, D.C.
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National Presbyterian Church Washington, D.C.

Gallery 64, 65 Eye Street, SW
Design: Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners
Gallery 64, Washington, D.C. housing + museum
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Gallery 64, Washington, D.C.

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