Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C.

Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C.

Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C. Architecture

 

Architect Robert M. Gurney has designed the bm Modular One House, a spec house in Bethesda, Maryland, for a builder/developer.

 

Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C. Architecture

The architect’s description

A successful builder/developer with a history of constructing modular houses purchased a lot in a desirable neighborhood near Washington, D.C. with the intention of building a spec house.

Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C. Architecture

When a potential buyer expressed interest in the lot, the developer proposed a modular house as a solution to a tight budget and time constraints.

Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C. Architecture

However, the craftsman and colonial style modular houses typically built by the developer did not appeal to the potential client, who desired a light-filled, modern house.

Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C. Architecture

The house is designed to both fulfill the wishes of the clients and to provide the developer with a “modern house” typology that fills a void on their menu of modular houses.

Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C. Architecture

 Relative to similarly sized custom houses in the expensive Washington, DC real estate market, this house is designed to be flexible, efficient and affordable.

Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C. Architecture

bm Modular One is composed of thirteen modules and was constructed in two weeks in a plant in southern Virginia. It was then shipped to the site on flat-beds and assembled on-site within two days.

Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C. Architecture

Energy efficient shells arrived to the site with windows, plumbing, electrical and HVAC ducting in place.

Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C. Architecture

The interiors were dry-walled and primed, ready for finishes. The foundation and basement were constructed with polished concrete floors on-site, while the modules were being fabricated off-site.

Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C. Architecture

High energy-efficient goals are further enhanced as a result of a geothermal HVAC system, and tight, super-insulated, exterior floor, wall and roof systems.

Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C. Architecture

The house employs repeatable parts that can be combined into custom configurations.

Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C. Architecture

This is exemplified by the fact that the modules are arranged to meet restrictive zoning requirements on an irregularly shaped lot.

Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C. Architecture

The modules are delivered primed, yielding a blank canvas, and allow for the extent and level of finishes to remain flexible.

Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C. Architecture

In this case, finishes include maple flooring, walnut millwork, aluminum stairs and other materials specific to this client’s preferences, while large expanses of glass are designed to allow for varying orientations.

Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C. Architecture

The house brings together durable corrugated metal siding with stucco and Spanish cedar.

Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C. Architecture

The massing provides opportunities to combine several exterior materials so that the house can be adapted for different environments.

Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C. Architecture

The first of an undetermined amount of future versions, this house can be modified to meet differing client’s needs and varying sites.

Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C. Architecture

Both Modern and filled with light, the house employs all of the intended benefits of modular building without compromising proportion, light, scale and texture.

Robert M. Gurney Designs A Modular Light-Filled House Near Washington, D.C. Architecture

Photography by Maxwell MacKenzie

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