J2 Residence Summerlin, Las Vegas Home, Nevada Residential Building, Design, US Architecture

J2 Residence in Las Vegas

Contemporary Summerlin Real Estate, Nevada, USA – property design by assemblageSTUDIO Architects

post updated Jan 27, 2020 ; Jun 15, 2016

J2 Residence, Las Vegas, Nevada

Architect: assemblageSTUDIO

Location: Summerlin, western Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

J2 Residence in Las Vegas

J2 Residence

This new residential project is located in the master planned development of Summerlin, along the western edge of Las Vegas at the base of Red Rock. The community’s design requirements call for “design individuality, horizontally and sensitivity to the desert hillside environment.” J2 recognizes the owners and developers combined appreciation of the desert environment through our choice of materials, environmental orientations, daylighting, landscaping and use of renewable energy sources.

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J2 Residence

Our client desired a home that engaged the outdoors within their living spaces. Expanded views into the adjacent golf course and foothills provides a connection between indoors and out. Each public space; great room, dining room, library, and casita is provided a view into the distant landscape as well as intimacy with the courtyard and pool. The basement bar and game room area connects to the outside through a courtyard which admits daylight into the space. The home provides 40% of its own power consumption through Kyocera Multi-crystal Photovoltaic Modules placed on the wing canopy. The canopy has been designed to eliminate direct sunlight from entering into the residence during the hottest seasons while allowing maximum visibility to the south. Rammed earth construction creates a thermal mass to mitigate the extreme fluctuations in day and nighttime temperatures.

J2 Residence

J2 Residence

J2 Residence

J2 Residence

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J2 Residence

J2 Residence

J2 Residence – Building Information

Finished:2011
Construction: Steel and Wood Framing
Materials: rammed earth, weathered steel, plaster, concrete floors, and Zinc
SF: 12000 SF

J2 Residence

J2 Residence

J2 Residence

J2 Residence

Photographer: Bill Timmerman

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