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take centre stage and become the true focus of family living and entertaining. The overall L-shaped footprint of the house takes a courtyard style garden and maximizes connection and views from indoors to out. The practical interior provides an “away room” which can be adapted as a den, library, or formal
component of modern family life. Rather than being a curvy “showpiece” stairwell, the stairs act as a light well affording interconnecting views to the garden and living areas from the upper levels. A generous front porch and entry respond to the traditional family centered streetscape of the “village”.
Eagle Harbor Cabin
similarities with the previous examples are evident: generous glazing, sloping roof, lots of wood. The last two tie these cabins to Thoreau's Walden Pond abode, but the last is definitely a late 20th-century insulated-glass phenomenon.
1st floor garden side
Long Island Modernism 1930-1980
love the pond and the flow from the lounge to the outdoor
love the garden area flowing from house
Shogo Myaida was a Japanese garden designer for this 1961 modern house
view from dining room thru floor to ceiling window wall to enclosed courtyard garden w/ pool
thru floor to ceiling window wall to enclosed courtyard garden w/ pool
previous photo and more so in this view from the south-facing dining room.Gropius actually recommended to Griggs that she visit Japan to study their gardens, having just returned from a lecture tour there. She went, and the trip had a strong influence on the house and on Griggs — she returned to Japan more
Jackson Burke around the time of that first trip, so the couple commissioned TAC to add rooms to the house.Shogo Myaida is responsible for the courtyard garden design, which works very well with the design of the house.