Albert, Righter & Tittmann Architects, Inc.
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Riverview House traditional-dining-room

Riverview House

Overlooking the river down a sweep of lawn and pasture, this is a big house that looks like a collection of small houses.

The approach is orchestrated so that the view of the river is hidden from the driveway. You arrive in a courtyard defined on two sides by the pavilions of the house, which are arranged in an L-shape, and on a third side by the barn
The living room and family room pavilions are clad in painted flush boards, with bold details in the spirit of the Greek Revival houses which abound in New England. The attached garage and free-standing barn are interpretations of the New England barn vernacular. The connecting wings between the pavilions are shingled, and distinct in materials and flavor from the pavilions themselves.

All the rooms are oriented towards the river. A combined kitchen/family room occupies the ground floor of the corner pavilion. The eating area is like a pavilion within a pavilion, an elliptical space half in and half out of the house. The ceiling is like a shallow tented canopy that reinforces the specialness of this space.

Photography by Robert Benson

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December 15, 2013
sueworks wrote:
Love the handrail on stairs. Is it painted or stained? Color?
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Where did you get the finials from?
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What is the paint color on the accent wall?

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