Located in Cabin John, Maryland, USA, this enormous contemporary residence overlooks the edge of a steeply sloping wooded internet site. The Riggins Residence might shock you with its imposing silhouette and complete surface of 4900 Square feet (about 455 Sqm). Envisioned by Robert M. Gurney Architect, the retreat showcases a various modern architecture, with a variety of volumes partially extruding from the main rectangle-shaped “box”. Substantial use of glass and steel bridges visually integrate the project in its wealthy organic environment.
The interior design scheme is minimalist, with an interesting array of finishes: honed and chiseled Pompeii stone, ash flooring, walnut millwork and white marble counter-tops. Sustainability was a key element to contemplate: “Large overhangs shield glazing from solar achieve in the summertime and give space for outside living, even in inclement climate. Combined with geothermal HVAC, day lighting, and operable windows and doors to give cross ventilation, the residence stays energy effective despite employing its massive quantity of glass“, the architect stated. [Photography by Maxwell MacKenzie]
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