Robert Young Architects
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 modern dining room
 

Perched on a bluff overlooking Block Island Sound, the property is a flag lot at the edge of a new subdivision, bordered on three sides by water, wetlands, and woods. The client asked us to design a house with a minimal impact on the pristine landscape, maximum exposure to the views and all the amenities of a year round vacation home.
The basic requirements of each space were considered integrally with the effects of sunlight, breezes and views. The house was conceived as a lens, continually framing and magnifying the subtle changes in the surrounding environment.
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wannabeinnature wrote:
Hi! Anyone know the style and manufacturer of these windows? Thanks!
   Comment   July 10, 2011
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Robert Young Architects
The manufacturer for the windows is Hope's Windows. http://www.hopeswindows.com/hopes.shtml
July 12, 2011 at 6:42am   
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hollywouldgal wrote:
What window treatments are best to finish a wall of windows?
   Comment   April 12, 2011
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Ronique Gibson
I would say it depends on your decorative style.. many people would say to put long drapes to accentuate the vast space of the windows. While I would say, especially in a minimalistic home, sheers, or even motorized window treatments that have a thin screen-like material may be ideal - to not interfere with the clean lines of the space.

I'd suggest looking through these ideabooks for inspirational ideas:
http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/query/window%20treatments%20large%20windows/start=7
April 12, 2011 at 2:56pm   
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i agree that it depends on your style, but i have to add that it also depends on how much privacy you want or need. Sheers are a good idea too, or sheers over blinds, perhaps cellular blinds?
April 13, 2011 at 8:57am   
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cluksay wrote:
Love the windows? - Hello, I would love to know what type of windows these are, including the name of the window manufacturer. I would be most appreciate of a response. Thank you.
   Comment   April 24, 2013
ticke wrote:
Beautiful! How are the (steel?) I beams treated? - I am assuming a bluff over BI Sound would get a lot of salt air. We are in a similar situation along the coast and would love to use exposed I beams in our ceiling but am worried about rusting. Is there a way to finish the I beams to prevent rusting, or did you use a different metal?
   Comment   March 26, 2013
audreygarber wrote:
Hi! Does anyone know what kind of wood the floors are?
   Comment   March 20, 2013
visgram wrote:
Who manufactures this table and chairs?
   Comment   October 19, 2012

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In a much subtler way than the previous example, this house uses black painted steel (two columns and one beam) to define smaller spaces within the larger living area. In the foreground is the dining and beyond is seating and fireplace.
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The concrete chimney has a commanding presence in the living area, but it also is the hinge between the two types of windows: smaller openings at right and taller openings at left.

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