Added to 6 ideabooks Last comment "check this one out, I like the materials inside and out and the lauout and the design."
Embraced by the South Hampton woods in upstate New York, this residence - in harmony with two art studios - shelters a peaceful landscaped clearing anchored by a sculpted pool. A regulated patchwork of building materials create surface textures and patterns that flow around corners, connect the ground to the sky, and map through to interior spaces.
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Photo shows the exterior of a house we moved and added a great room to. It involved old barn beams, Eco-Block foundation and above-grade walls, James Hardie HardiPlank cement plank siding, and a huge Rumford style fireplace.
At several locations throughout the home, the architect worked with the homeowner and stone mason to create subtle symbols for all five of the family members hidden in the exterior stone work. The detail in this photo is of a abstracted Dragonfly, a symbol of the family's middle child. Please also note the hand forged iron bracket which supports a wood trellis.