Rodriguez / Lavernia House

Miami, Florida

A single family house designed around a central courtyard onto which all rooms open maximizing natural ventilation. The transparency of the design is regulated through the use of a red clay grill block privacy screen which doubles as a sun shade.

Owner: Raul L. Rodriguez and Ninon Lavernia
Size: 2,200 sf
Cost: $110,000
Completion Date: March, 1978
Services: Complete architectural services, including architectural design, construction documents, cost estimating, construction cost control, planning and scheduling, securing of local approvals and permits and construction administration.