Context/Program- A 1949 estate home facing onto the Chagrin River in Northern Ohio renovated for a younger athletic family.
The project was executed in four phases all of which intended to deformalize it, opening it to light and movement while still being able to display a growing art collection: The ground floor public spaces including an atrium, forma and informal living rooms, a dining room study and billiard room.
The 2500 sf master bedroom suite including his and her bathroom and dressing rooms, a second study, an exercise area and a bedroom proper with both sitting and art viewing areas.
The kitchen with addition and utilitarian spaces- wine cellar, pool changing room and garage entrance.
The exterior pool addition with disappearing edge looking over the sloping terrain toward the river.