Blending a desire for comfort and thematic integrity, this Hampton’s beach house is inspired by a profound understanding and appreciation for its unique natural environment. Its composition of stacked, interlocking volumes emerges from an environment of sustainable native flora and continues the rolling motion of the landscape and nearby ocean, culminating in a central ‘bridge’ that is the home’s gathering space. Clean lines clearly define the home’s functions while gracious interiors and levels of integrated exterior spaces provide a welcoming character that flows with life’s transitions.
A material palette of wood, stone, glass, and stucco takes its cues from surrounding natural elements, and allows a façade of varying transparencies to communicate the public and private uses of different areas. Family and guests are all made to feel welcome by the warmth and airiness of the interior spaces, which flow into each other and offer experiences of the stunning East End light and views.
2013 Hamptons Cottage and Gardens Innovation in Design Architecture