ROBERT ARLT architect

The namesake springs from the mutual desire to selectively utilize the
client’s favorite color, lapis lazuli blue, as a reminder of the lapis stones
she’d often receive as gifts from her late husband and the site is adjacent
to bike paths he helped build. The house sits at the southern edge of town
at the nexus between tract housing to the north and a permanent nature
preserve to the south.

The intent for a high performing architecture with connections from inside
to outside in all seasons works seamlessly with the context. The entry at the
north remains relatively secluded in an entrance courtyard while the south
and west portions of the house open up to to take advantage of the light
and views.