STATSTitle: The Viewing Glass Project Type: Large HomeProgram Used: AutoCAD 2004 Year Designed: 2006Features: 4 Bedrooms Size: 1st Floor: 3,739 sq 5.5 Bath ft. 2 Car Garage 2nd Floor: 3,436 sq Guest Suite with: ft. 1 Bed, 1 Bath Total: 7,175 sq ft. +living areaWork Left to Do: Extra Details Skills Learned: Advanced 3d Possible Roof creations Redesign Roof Planning Furniture layout Pool Design Guest Suite Layout Better Bathroom Layouts
Entering into the foyer, you will notice a recessed great room large enough for plenty of family activities such as pool or movies. Attached is a private office kind of separated from the rest of the house by means of the great room. The 1st floor bathroom adjacent to the foyer leads outside to the pool area and includes a shower for people coming in from the pool who need a quick rinse before going upstairs. The bath is adjacent to the living room and the stairs to the second floor hall that over looks the living room and large planter area in the front of the house. The living room includes a fireplace in a smaller area meant for reading or just cuddling up. The eating area on the 1st floor provides a large kitchen with its adjoining dining room, breakfast nook, and a large walk-in pantry/ wine cellar. Also on this side of the house, the large utility room and garage with access to the upstairs guest area can be found.
1ST FLOOR PLAN This is the design of the first floor of the most complete house Ive worked on so far. In the front of the house you will notice the main walkway leading to two front entrances. The one on the left goes to the main entrance into the foyer over looking the great room, while the other leads into the utility room near the kitchen. In between the two paths lies a fountain in front of a large glass wall centered in the house.
2ND FLOOR 3D In this second floor view, notice the 3 open areas overlooking the floor below. The central hallway overlooks both the living room as well as the large glass front with a planter below. The guest apartment is separated from the rest of the house with its own access point through the garage.
2ND FLOOR PLANThe second floor is home to the sleeping areas. On the left you will find the 974 sq. ft. master suite,which includes his and hers walk-in closets, a large master bath with a personal sauna, and aseparate workout area. On the right you will notice 3 bedrooms, each with its own private bath.Bedroom 2 includes a balcony overlooking the pool area. The area above the garage is currently setup as a guest apartment, with a bedroom, kitchen/dining/ living area and its own bath. Plans for thatarea still arent final.
This is one of the back views of the house that shows another angleof the complex pool shape I completed in AutoCAD as well as thebay window of the kitchen and another large glass wall looking intothe living room.
This picture is just to show off some of my creativity and detail I was putting intothis house. Shown you will see dual sinks I managed to create in 3D withAutoCAD, as well as open drawers and cabinets for storage in the masterbathroom.
This view was created to give you a sense of what you would see coming upinto the driveway. The glass viewing area is definitely the focal point that Ibelieve would draw positive attention to the house and create a feeling ofwealth for the home owners.
This is the interior view of the great room. You can see how I designed the steps leadingdown into the room from the foyer, as well as the steps going back up into the privateoffice in the back of the house. You will also notice the steps leading up to the secondfloor with a series of built in shelving to display various decorations. Also shown is the pool table I designed as part of this house, complete with balls andcue stick.
This is a view of the other side of the great room. Included are a set of chairsthat I believe I downloaded, but modified some to include in the house. Thecoffee table and entertainment center I designed myself for planning purposes.
This is just a very simple kitchen layout that still needs a good deal of work. Youcan notice the bay window over the counter where the sink will be. In the backcorner you can see a part of the table set I included in this design.
From this perspective you can get a better look at the large windows thatextend to the second floor master bedroom. The roof line over the masterbedroom may need work as it seems a bit mis-proportioned and angled oddly. Iam not entirely sure how to correct that at this point.
Basic perspective of the house with the complete roof. Notice the glassenclosed breakfast nook on the first floor complete with large skylights, to allowcompletely natural light in for your morning breakfast.
This view provides another glimpse of the pool and the outdoor kitchen area. Abalcony from a second floor bedroom overlooks the backyard.
The key features shown in this view are the pool I designed myself with built inhot tub, as well as the overall back facade that seems to go well with the poolarea, and provides a welcoming atmosphere for social interactions. The pinkblock shown is the plan for an outdoor kitchen area.