The Tompkins House, located at 512 Crescent Drive in Midland, Michigan, stands as a testament to architect Francis "Red" Warner's brilliance. Built with vibrant red bricks, it immediately captivates with its unique design and features. Notably, it employs overhangs for solar passive heating, showcasing Warner's dedication to form and function. Inside, the theme of brick continues with a seamless connection between interior and exterior spaces. Warner's architectural philosophy was deeply influenced by nature's beauty, leading to his extensive use of wood, particularly edge grain fir and Douglas fir beams, known for their exquisite grain patterns and warmth. He believed in the art of living without extravagance, emphasizing abundant natural light and views of nature. The Tompkins House exemplifies his meticulous attention to detail and practicality. This residence skillfully integrates compressed and expanded spaces, creating a dynamic living environment. It boasts a four-season room connecting to an outdoor deck and a yard enclosed by vinyl fencing. With four spacious bedrooms, a main-floor laundry room, and well-placed windows, the house offers both roominess and thoughtful design. Additionally, it features an owner's suite and a finished lower level with garden windows. For those who appreciate Mid Century Modern design, the Tompkins House and Red Warner's legacy serve as a wellspring of inspiration, celebrating the harmony of art and nature in our living spaces.
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