Urban Residence

This 1,344-square-foot single-family house was built on a two-plot parcel that had been vacant for 40 years. Having returned to Little Rock from Portland, Oregon, our clients were aware of environmentally conscious living. A decidedly small, low-maintenance house that was amenable to rescuing animals, vegetable gardening, modern, energy-efficient materials and a deep-rooted relationship to the urban surrounding neighborhood were points the clients wanted to address in their new house. The home’s dogtrot layout, a regional vernacular architectural solution for efficient cooling, is sited on a north-south axis and allows for a comfortable, screened-in breezeway with a spot-on view of the downtown cityscape and adjacent cemetery.

Little Rock, Arkansas | 2010

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Arkansas Life, “In A New Light” by Katherine Whitworth, January 2012

At Home in Arkansas, “A Fresh Philosophy” by Elaine Slayton Akin, June 2013