architecture residential garell residence
Yachats, Oregon - 1997





THE PROJECT
To design and build a 3000+ sq.ft. two-level home, cut into the hillside, with ocean and river views for an about-to-retire couple.
To design dyanmic spaces for living, entertaining, and displaying an extensive collection of fine artwork.

THE SITE
A wooded, sloping hillside lot with village, river, and ocean views.

THE CLIENT
Dale & Aggie Garell
Venice, California

THE BUILDER
Images include various views of the residence generated during the design development phase.
The project was carried through the design development stage when the client became ill and it was discontinued.
Some time later, the clients elected to build a smaller house on the same site.


unless noted otherwise all images copyright d. holmes chamberlin jr architect llc


The Plan





Lower Level floor plan, Garell Residence, Yachats, Oregon, 1997.
The lower level features a Garage, Guest Suite with bath, a Den/Media Room, and Sauna and Bath, a Laundry/Mud Room and a stair Gallery.


The upper level floor plan, Garell Residence, Yachats, Oregon, 1997.
This level features an Entry Sculpture Patio, Stair Gallery, Greatroom, including Kitchen and Dining, a Powder Room, Master Bedroom Suite with Master Bath, Wardrobe,
and Exercise Area. Master suite and Greatroom feature high ceilings with full height window walls providing spectacular views.



Northeast elevation of Garell Residence shows Entry portal, waterfall wall, and sculpture patio, as well as clearstory windows, 1997.



Northwest elevation looks down on the Entry patio and Japanese bath garden, Garell Residence 1997.



View of Greatroom looking toward Stair Gallery and Kitchen/Dining, Garell Residence, 1997.



View of Kitchen/Dining looking toward view through Livingroom, Garell Residence, 1997.



Early study model, Garell Residence, 1997.



Theme development sketch of the zen garden, Garell Residence, Yachats, Oregon, 1997.



Composite panorama view of the building site, Garell Residence, Yachats, Oregon, 1997.



Composite panorama of ocean view from site, Garell Residence, Yachats, Oregon, 1997.








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