Spring 2016 | Prof. Allan Shulman | 1 Partner
The Woodsong House remains a hidden jewel amongst the lush forests of Coconut Grove, FL. Designed and built by Alfred Browning Parker, the house is uniquely programmed and beautifully connected. Three critical pavilions divide up space as each serves a different purpose. The first contains the kitchen and dining room, the second has the living room, and the third houses the master suite. Connecting the three pavilions is a covered, meandering swimming pool and walkway, complete with waterfalls, jacuzzi, bridge, and deck. In addition, the house is layered in wood batons and several organic shapes to further blend into the dense jungle of the site. The task was to reconstruct Parker's intricate design exclusively in mahogany wood. Once completed, the final model was selected for and is now displayed in the Alfred Browning Parker Architecture exhibit at the History Miami Museum.