Scrafano Architects

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Pilgrim Residence

Birmingham, MI

6000 SF

This home was recently featured on an AIA Detroit house tour. The U-shaped plan of this house takes advantage of the benefits of a corner lot in a fairly dense suburban neighborhood. All spaces are organized around a central courtyard, which provides for natural light and access to the garden from the first floor. An arched entry hall opens to a two-story living room featuring exposed rafters and a ten-foot tall fireplace. The master suite extends along one end of the courtyard while the garage, laundry, kitchen and breakfast room flank the other. Two one bedroom, one bathroom suites comprise the second floor with a sitting room between, all the rooms featured high ceilings and exposed timber roof framing.

Photography by Catherine Tighe