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Projects   Residential – House of the Month – August 2006
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Boston
Maryann Thompson Architects


the People

Owners
David Lubin & Nora Huvelle

Architect
Maryann Thompson Architects
14 Hillside Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02140
T: 617.491.4144
F: 617.491.3844
www.maryannthompson.com

Principal in Charge:
Maryann Thompson

Project Manager:
Bill Pevear

Project Team:
Tom Murdough, Ioana Urma, David Suttle

Interior designer
C & J Katz Studio
Boston, MA
www.candjkatz.com

Engineer(s)
Civil:
Bill Ouellette
The Phoenix Engineering Group
Littleton, MA

Structural:
Steve Siegel
Siegel Associates
Newton, MA
www.siegelassociates.com

Consultant(s)
Landscape:
Julie Moir Messervy – Saxton River, VT
www.juliemoirmesservy.com

Steel Fabricator:
Cape Cod Fabrications
North Falmouth, MA
www.capecodfabrications.com

Steel Detailer:
Don Conan
Granville, MA

Stone Mason:
Jim Dowd
Petersham, MA

General contractor
S+H Construction
www.shconstruction.com

Photographer(s)
Chuck Choi Architectural Photography
www.chuckchoi.com

 

the Products

Structural system
Steel frame

Exterior cladding
Wood:
1x5 tongue & groove western red cedar & V-groove western red cedar vertical siding

Windows
Wood:
Dynamic windows and Doors www.dynamicwindows.com; Honduras mahogany exterior. Interior, including trim, Honduras mahogany in wet locations. All other interiors painted.

Glazing
Skylights:
Solar Innovations www.solarinnovations.com

Doors
Entrances:
Dynamic Windows & Doors www.dynamicwindows.com

Hardware
Locksets:
Rayburn

Hinges:
Baldwin www.baldwinhinges.com

Interior finishes
Cabinetwork and custom woodwork:
– Masonite in kitchen and hall study, Plain sawn Honduras mahogany veneers in study and master bathroom
– Quarter sawn white oak in dining room and seating nook
– QSWO countertops in kitchen
– Stair treads, landing, living room and main hallway shelving is 2” thick reclaimed Heart Pine.

Floor and wall tile:
– Heathermoor Slate (Hall) Vermont Structural Slate www.vermontstructuralslate.com
– Jade Gray Slate (Chimney) VSS www.vermontstructuralslate.com
– Kota Brown Slate (Chimney - exterior) VSS www.vermontstructuralslate.com
– Teak Slate (kids’ bath) VSS www.vermontstructuralslate.com

Furnishings
Specified by C&J Katz Studio

Lighting
Downlights:
Lightolier recessed can lights www.Lightolier.com

Task lighting:
Lightolier www.lightolier.com

Exterior:
Sconces – Nightscaping www.nightscaping.com

Ceiling Fans:
Modern Fan Co. www.modernfan.com

Conveyance
Accessibility provision:
Ramps in the organizing hall from the kitchen to the (now) guest wing are a universal design feature that will allow the homeowners to eventually live on one floor.

Plumbing
Fixtures:
Volo by Dornbracht www.dornbracht.com

Tubs:
– Phillipe Stark, Edition II by Duravit (Guest bathroom) www.duravit.com
– Custom 30”x30” soaking tub by Robert’s Hot Tubs (Kids’ bath)

Other
Geothermal Heating/Cooling Pump:
Chris Oreo

Water and Energy Systems:
Atkinson, NH www.w-esco.com


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