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Mt. Adams - Celestial Street House Part II

  • Sunday, July 22, 2018
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Address Provided Upon RSVP


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We saw it under construction in August of 2016...now is your chance to see the finished product! 

An unprecedented cf3 private tour of the Jose Garcia Celestial Street House led by the architect himself.

panoramic views | modern design | natural materials

Sunday, July 22, 1:00 - 2:30, current cf3 members only.  space is limited to 35 attendees! 

Please note that this is a very VERY limited opportunity to see this amazing house. Our host has requested that no photos be taken, and no mention of the house or its owners be made on social media. Additionally, refreshments will not be served, and outside food and/or beverages will not be permitted. Thanks for your understanding!

The house was designed with the premise of opening the space to the great views of the river and downtown, with vast windows that provide light and visual transparency.  Spaces inside are organized around a center courtyard.  Materials were carefully selected based on the quality of textures and colors.  Walls and ceilings (and floors in the upper floor) are clad with reclaimed Douglas Fir boards, salvaged from a demolished cotton mill.  Stone on floors and roof terrace is a rough-sawn Tennessee quartzite.  The building supporting structure is steel.  The exterior cladding is reclaimed cypress wood, burned and oiled.  Brick was used in side walls, inside and outside.  Overall, a great deal of attention was placed on architectural detailing, in an effort to make the building appear simple and unpretentious.

--Jose Garcia

Jose Garcia began his career as an architect and builder in Argentina. After pursuing two graduate degrees in the United States, he worked with a variety of teams throughout New Jersey and Cincinnati, Ohio. In 2006 he decided to venture into the world of entrepreneurship. He created his firm with humble beginnings, eventually expanding into a prolific design-build company.

Bachelor of Architecture (Universidad Catolica de Cordoba, Argentina)
Master of Science in Architecture (University of Cincinnati)
Master in Architecture (Princeton University)

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