Home Medical Office: Home, Clinic, and Cajun Music
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
This home is more than a home -- it also includes an office for a medical practice with 4 full-scale treatment rooms. We needed to work closely with the local neighbors and City officials to design this challenging project. The homeowners proposed to subdivide a large lot to create a home-office that could fit harmoniously into the neighborhood. This design accomplished the task via a compact layout for a large but definitely home-like structure.
Those 4 treatment rooms make for a very short commute to work. They are also arranged to make fine bedrooms, should the family ever wish to convert them. The second story is the kid’s realm with a shared loft space overlooking the 2-story living space.
The clinic could be no larger than 25 percent of the first floor living space. A careful arrangement of the entry sequence maintains the family's privacy.
The large living area (with great solar glazing) accommodates the family's other passion: hosting sessions of cajun music, dancing and food late into the night!