First iteration of the Edison, a 3 bed, 2.5 bath structural masonry home located in The Bend, in Carlton Landing Oklahoma.
Structural Architectural Detailing
These 6x6 Western Red Cedar timber framed brackets support the second story porch off the master bedroom of the Edison. These brackets rest on the brick corbels that carry the entire load of the porch. They are both beautiful and functional.
The Bend - A Building Culture Project
These two homes, the Edisons, front the Bend, a pocket neighborhood in Carlton Landing, Oklahoma. These solid brick homes each have 60,000 brick in them.
The Edison Home - by Building Culture
The white limewash is not a typical oil based/acrylic paint. Rather, it is limestone that has been crushed, burnt, rehydrated and aged into a lime putty. It is anti fungal, breathable, and is totally VOC free. It is the original paint, dating back thousands of years.
Building Culture Home
The Edison is a 1700 sq/ft, 3 bed, 2.5 bath structural masonry home. One of the bedrooms is a 3 bed bunkroom with a ships ladder that leads up to a 150 sq/ft loft, perfect for use as a playroom or extra sleeping space.
Timber Framed Porch
This western red cedar timber framed porch is a beautiful addition to the structural masonry brick house.
The Franklin - a Structural Masonry home by Building Culture
The mortise and tenon timber framed porch on this home is carved from Port Orfrod Cedar, a highly resilient wood. All joints are held together with wooden dowel rods.
Inside the Franklin, a structural masonry home in Carlton Landing, Oklahoma. The exposed brick walls on the interior make for a cozy, old world feel.
These are true structural arches. No steel that will rust away as is used in most masonry veneer today. Arches are the strongest way to span an opening in a masonry structure.
Solid Brick Masonry Homes
The Edisons, two structural masonry homes in the Bend located in Carlton Landing, Oklahoma.
A Structural Masonry Home under Construction
The Franklin is a 2000 sq/ft solid brick home under construction in Carlton Landing, Oklahoma.
The Franklin - Inside a Structural Masonry Home
The Bend - a Pocket Neighborhood in Carlton Landing
The Bend - Live on a Private Park in Carlton Landing