The house construct with boxy rooms and an undulating yard punctuated with old trees, located Cincinnati suburb of Wyoming. In perfect condition and in one of the state’s best school districts, it was one of those iconic suburban homes.
The architects encased the master bathroom with Baltic birch plywood cut into strips, stacked on top of each other and glued—a hand-hewn, rough-textured detail that’s repeated throughout the house.
The second wing was added to the house, which juts dramatically into the backyard—another light-filled aluminum-trimmed box containing the living, dining, and kitchen space. Admittedly, the process of transforming the house was slow. Terry and his students framed the fireplace in the old living room with stacked strips of leftover cement fiberboard, for example.