One of California’s first LEED Platinum homes compared to public art

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The poised white rectangle has the appeal of classic Modernism, but it is also a critical part of the sustainability story: The frame’s deep overhang helps shield the house’s main southern exposure from the region’s scorching sun.

June 24, 2013

A new Los Angeles home achieved LEED Platinum with a dramatic modern design. The home doubles as an immense piece of public art, according to this article, with a dramatic stuccoed frame that extends well beyond the borders of the second story. The poised white rectangle has the appeal of classic Modernism, but it is also a critical part of the sustainability story: The frame’s deep overhang helps shield the house’s main southern exposure from the region’s scorching sun.

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