Hammock House
Hammock House

A richly-colored Prodema cladding was chosen for the main volume, in keeping with the coloration of the surrounding landscape and also providing an environmentally-sound and efficient rainscreen. 

Hammock House
Hammock House

The site is a remaining forested hammock in the Camp Biscayne area of Coconut Grove, adjacent to the Coconut Grove Business District.

Hammock House
Hammock House

Tropical hardwood hammocks are closed canopy forests, comprising a diverse assemblage of evergreen and semi-deciduous tree and shrub species, mostly of West Indian origin. Restoration of existing disturbed tropical hardwood hammocks, including control of exotic plant species, has been undertaken throughout South Florida. The solution hole -- a lush, wooded depression sunk into the limestone ridge -- occupies nearly a quarter of the total area of the property.

Hammock House
Hammock House
Hammock House
Hammock House

The project juxtaposes the domesticity of a modern home and luxurious amenities with the untamed landscape of its site.

Hammock House
Hammock House
Hammock House
Hammock House

The dark grey volume of the master bedroom punctures through the north side of the second story living areas, seemingly defying gravity. The cantilever creates protected outdoor spaces below.

Hammock House
Hammock House


The house is approached via a wooden boardwalk leading through the hammock.

Hammock House
Hammock House
Hammock House
Hammock House

The pool area is paved and shaded for part of the day by the surrounding landscape.

Hammock House
Hammock House

The almost 20-foot overhang of the master bedroom provides dramatic shade over the outdoor dining and kitchen areas as an extension of the family room.

Hammock House
Hammock House

Connection between indoor and outdoor is enhanced by floor-to-ceiling sliding glass windows and doors.

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Hammock House
Hammock House

Interiors are minimalist, using a simple white palette with accents of wood and stone. 

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Hammock House
Hammock House

The family’s personal art collection is hung throughout the house. The unattributed piece shown here is made from fossilized slices of a tree native to Mexico.

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Hammock House
Hammock House

An accessory structure on the site houses a playroom.

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Hammock House

A richly-colored Prodema cladding was chosen for the main volume, in keeping with the coloration of the surrounding landscape and also providing an environmentally-sound and efficient rainscreen. 

Hammock House

The site is a remaining forested hammock in the Camp Biscayne area of Coconut Grove, adjacent to the Coconut Grove Business District.

Hammock House

Tropical hardwood hammocks are closed canopy forests, comprising a diverse assemblage of evergreen and semi-deciduous tree and shrub species, mostly of West Indian origin. Restoration of existing disturbed tropical hardwood hammocks, including control of exotic plant species, has been undertaken throughout South Florida. The solution hole -- a lush, wooded depression sunk into the limestone ridge -- occupies nearly a quarter of the total area of the property.

Hammock House
Hammock House

The project juxtaposes the domesticity of a modern home and luxurious amenities with the untamed landscape of its site.

Hammock House
Hammock House

The dark grey volume of the master bedroom punctures through the north side of the second story living areas, seemingly defying gravity. The cantilever creates protected outdoor spaces below.

Hammock House


The house is approached via a wooden boardwalk leading through the hammock.

Hammock House
Hammock House

The pool area is paved and shaded for part of the day by the surrounding landscape.

Hammock House

The almost 20-foot overhang of the master bedroom provides dramatic shade over the outdoor dining and kitchen areas as an extension of the family room.

Hammock House

Connection between indoor and outdoor is enhanced by floor-to-ceiling sliding glass windows and doors.

Hammock House

Interiors are minimalist, using a simple white palette with accents of wood and stone. 

Hammock House

The family’s personal art collection is hung throughout the house. The unattributed piece shown here is made from fossilized slices of a tree native to Mexico.

Hammock House

An accessory structure on the site houses a playroom.

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