PrizeHonorable Mention in Architecture
The L+A House—named after the initials of the architect and his wife—is the first project of Palimpost Architects, founded by Aleksander Tamm-Seitz, formerly of Morphosis Architects. Simple and almost deceivingly straightforward, the design scheme takes into consideration climate, screening and transparency, timeless materials, and a very tight budget. The flexible ground-floor rooms are enclosed by a large multipanel sliding glass pocket door. The use of the large glass wall creates the feeling of a much larger interior space, while still using a small amount of built square footage.