This is a project by FISHER ARCHitecture and it is located at Pittsburgh, PA, United States. Project's program: Single family house. There are fifteen images for Emerald Art Glass House.
The client wanted to build a home above his glass factory.
The home for the owners of a glass company floats above their manufacturing facility like a foreman's shack.
The radiant heated, butted glass façade functions as a sign for the glass factory below. Pittsburgh’s neighborhoods are fragmented. The building reconnects the residential slopes to downtown: The new horizontal, steel clad house relates to the vertical, steel clad US Steel tower.
Pittsburgh is Steeltown, USA, The home is clad with Cor10 Steel above a concrete block base.
The block base contains the workshop and a garage, along with a gym, a guest bedroom, and a sewing room. The steel clad volume above contains the kitchen, living room, and master bedroom.