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Rowe Holmes Associates
1980 AIA Florida Design Award
1980 AIA Tampa Bay Design Award
This nationally recognized residence incorporates a variety of design principles prevalent in early Florida “Cracker” style residential archi-tecture. Located on a secluded site adjacent to an environmentally protected tidal estuary, the main living level of this 2,244 square foot house rests on stilts eight feet above grade, as required by local flood plain zoning.
Elevated, the structure is protected from periodic flooding and open to prevailing breezes. The ground level is reserved for parking and utilities.
The structural frame is composed of 10-inch square pressure-treated pine pole columns to which rough sawn pine timbers and joists are framed. Roof framing is exposed throughout the house.