About the home
Sitting on the Tennessee River, this custom home is a true example of how a building can be designed to blend with the surrounding landscape. Stunning water features, infinity edge pool and breathtaking views throughout the house are just some of the features that make this home truly unique. Recipient of a BALA (Best in American Living) and two Aurora awards, this exceptional home is a mix of modern design elements, stunning outdoor spaces and everyday comforts.
LOCATION: Muscle Shoals, AL
DESIGNER: Phil Kean Design Group
PRODUCT: Motorized retractable screens
The intense heat of Alabama summers makes screened patios and lanais a true necessity in order to spend time outdoors between May and September. The rear elevation of the house is made up of walls of motorized sliding glass doors – the design team needed to provide an option for the home owners that would allow them to open the doors to the outside but still be protected from insects and the winds coming off the river.
The architect and builders wanted to make most of 2,796 square feet of outdoor living space and create a perfect blend of indoor and outdoor lifestyles. The large motorized sliding doors transform the kitchen into an outdoor entertaining area. Phantom’s motorized screens, selected for the kitchen and extensive lanai area of the home, are fully recessed and offer the comfort of shade and insect protection. They make the space comfortable not just for summer months, but throughout the year.
What makes this project special
“Our goal was to create a unique, calm and inviting ambiance that would link the indoor and outdoor spaces. Phantom’s motorized screens offered a perfect solution to the dilemma of screening the lanai without affecting the design or blocking the views.” – Lisa & Rusty Alexander, builders and owners of Alexander Modern Homes.