Comfort through connection.
OpenHome by Lake|Flato is designed to connect the outdoors with an indoor environment that is comforting and healthy.
Durable materials and curated
finishes for light-filled spaces.
Durable material options for the exterior and curated interior finishes for the light-filled spaces provide the backdrop for individual lifestyles inside and outside. With just the right amount of everything, OpenHome by Lake|Flato features resilient, durable materials that are healthy for both people and the planet, designed to connect users to the natural environment by bringing the outside in.
Functional Base Models
The functional base models of The SaltBox, The Gables, and The LongRun welcome you through a light-filled entry. Interior spaces with tall ceilings and framed views respond to each site's unique features. With uncompromising construction quality, using the industry's best building science practices for high-performance homes, Bensonwood's panelized envelope allows for versatility in layout to fit your lifestyle while helping achieve net-zero energy living. A two or three-bedroom home can be folded into an existing neighborhood's fabric. A cluster of dwellings can be arranged to perch on a sweeping hillside, both variations drawing from the same thoughtful, pre-designed spaces of the OpenHome.
OpenHome is a flexible design system rather than a fixed floorplan. Lake|Flato's design incorporates durable material options and can be configured and expanded in any direction. The functional sample models welcome you through a light-filled entry. A two or three-bedroom home can be folded into an existing neighborhoods fabric.
Traditional New England-style Saltbox house combining all three OpenHome modules (Master, Living, Guest) under a single roof. Enter into a two-story mudroom, which acts as a central circulation element, and allowing light to penetrate through interior slatted accent walls. Each option available in a variety of cladding options from vernacular cedar shingle to robust hardboard
Three distinct gables are formed for each of the OpenHome modules. They are connected with conditioned circulation and porch elements. A classic form with modern detail: The main entry into a mudroom is located between the master bedroom and living module.
The Longrun features a two-story gable with guest rooms located above the main floor kitchen and living space. A low gable roof extends from the back where the master bedroom, bathroom, and small rear porch are located. It has a side shed-roof features entry, and vertical circulation with large punched windows and slatted entry wall.